Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith starrer live-action remake of Disney’s classic Aladdin has received positive reviews so far. Leaving 90’s kid nostalgic, the film has already become the talk of the town. The iconic song from the film that everyone remembers and hums even till now titled ‘A whole new world’ has now got a new cover version and it is beautiful.

Singer Zayn Malik has sung the romantic melody for the film and fans want him as hero ‘Aladdin’ as well.

Disney has released a new cover version of the iconic song “A whole new world”, performed by Zayn and Zhavia Ward. The song has taken the internet by storm and it has already fetched over 3 million views in less than 24 hours.

The track is due to play over the end titles according to the video on VEVO, so does not feature during the film, reports mirror.co.uk.

The music video depicts Zayn and Zhavia looking wistful in a number of moodily lit locations, but never actually sharing a scene together.

Watch the song here:


It got a big reaction on social media. Most fans on Twitter adored the version and even liked the idea of Zayn playing Aladdin himself.

One fan said, “Zayn should’ve been given the Aladdin role, I said what I said”

Another commented, “They should’ve just made Zayn Aladdin but whatever.”

The movie Aladdin is a thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, based on the exciting tale of a charming street boy Aladdin living in the fictitious port city of Agrabah, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future.

Directed by Guy Ritchie, the live-action adaptation of Aladdin also stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. The film will open in India on May 24 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

With inputs from IANS!