The lion picks her up and carries her to the Pride Lands. That's only half of who I am! Kiara doesn't believe Kovu would do a thing like that. It even has her eyes! The next day, Kiara is surprised and pleased that her father wants to talk to Kovu, but is shocked when Simba returns injured. Nala refuses since she's already been betrothed to Simba, prince of the Pride Lands as an infant by their parents, Sarafina, Mufasa and Sarabi and flees the Pride Lands to find help. Back at Pride Rock, Kovu appears, asking for mercy, and Simba passes his judgment, banishing him from Pride Rock.
Surrounded, Kiara collapses with the smoke, and Kovu saves her, bringing her to safety, and to her home. Janja reveals his plan to hold Kiara hostage until Simba hands the Pride Lands over to him. I'm a rogue, judge me now, for who I am. This is just for fun! She has brownish-red eyes, similar to her father and paternal grandfather,. Did you or did you not rescue a mortal lion cub from drowning? Kovu is relieved to see Kiara is all right, and when Simba sees Kiara and Kovu together, admits he was wrong about him, and tells him he belongs here. It's charming, has its minor flaws, but is also touching and quite funny.
The two lions fall in love. Several years after Simba's uncle has killed Simba's father and usurped the throne, Nala desperately ventures into the to find help. With both Simba and Mufasa dead, Scar usurps the throne and becomes king. He says all the great kings of the past are up there. While tirelessly training Kiara, Kovu shows her an example. At night Kiara is visited by the spirit of Mufasa, who reminds Kiara of her obligation to her pride and her role in the circle of life.
In her book Biblical Allusions, author Lindsay Bacher acknowledged that Nala is often depicted as a stronger and more responsible character than Simba, despite observations that The Lion King's female characters lack agency. Ian Harrowell served as the supervising animator for Simba. Ian Harrowell served as the supervising animator for Nala. On November 1, 2017, it was confirmed that would voice adult Nala in 's , which is expected to be released in July 19, 2019. She is voiced by Michelle Horn as a cub, Charity Sanoy as a singing cub, Neve Campbell as a young adult, and Liz Callaway as a singing young adult. Louis was a few feet behind Miguel. Zira and her lionesses stage a fight with Simba, in an attempt to reveal Kovu as a traitor, killing Zira's screw-up son, Nuka in the process.
McDonald's Merchandise Poster From ; this shows all the upcoming Simba's Pride toys coming to McDonald's at the same time as the release of the video. In a last attempt to fulfill Scar's plan, Zira leaps at Simba; but Kiara jumps in her way. Simba climbs the log dam to safety and Kovu has a chance to attack him, but doesn't. Young Kovu and Babs Bunny walked across the rope bridge to the cottage. Many early concepts first developed for Nala were eventually abandoned, including a brother and father for the character, as well as her being romantically pursued by Scar. In the film's first direct-to-video sequel 1998 , Nala appears in a less prominent role as Queen of the Pride Lands and mother of Kiara, the spirited daughter of her and Simba. When Zira leaves to talk privately with Kion, Kovu remains behind with his siblings and Jasiri.
While critical reception towards Nala has been generally mixed, Kelly's vocal performance has been praised. These are images scanned from a new Simba's Pride coloring book available in supermarkets and bookstores. She excitedly jumps around and urges Kovu to start the lesson. Though Jasiri reassures Kovu, Nuka jumps over his younger brother and nearly attacks Jasiri, but to Kovu's relief, Zira returns. You were banished, along with the outsiders. Simba questions Kovu's motives for saving her, to which Kovu replies he has left the Outsiders and is a rogue.
She and Kovu race back, only to find their two prides fighting bitterly against each other. Simba tries to help him, but Scar appears on the ledge, mocking and cackling. Bob Baxter served as the supervising animator for Timon. Upon realizing what he had just said, Young Kovu gasped and clamped his mouth closed. Andrew Collins served as the supervising animator for Kovu. While defending Pumbaa from Nala, Simba recognizes Nala, and the two finally reunite only to argue over why Simba is refusing to face his responsibilities and return to Pride Rock. Archived from on November 17, 2015.
Simba is forced to accept Kovu's place since he rescued Kiara. In The Lion King 1½ 2004 , which focuses instead on Timon and Pumbaa's friendship, Nala's role is virtually identical to that of her appearance in The Lion King because filmmakers reused most of the character's footage from the first film. At the end of the film, Nala gains Kovu as her son-in-law after he marries Kiara. Simba, having warmed to Kovu, invites him into the cave to stay the night with the rest of the pride. The tale unfolds as Kiara and Kovu fall in love and battle the forces of evil and take their place alongside Simba and Nala in the Pride Lands. Mzingo happens to discover about this and reveals this to Janja, who decides to take advantage of the situation.