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18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Aladdin You Must Know

Let us go through some facts which we didn't know about the Disney classic yet.

18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Aladdin You Must Know

18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Aladdin You Must Know

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1. Inspired By Great Artist Al Hirschfeld

1. Inspired By Great Artist Al Hirschfeld

Aladdin was an attempt to recreate Hirschfeld's art from of clean cut lines by Eric Goldberg.

2. Aladdin Was Modeled After Tom Cruise

2. Aladdin Was Modeled After Tom Cruise

Michael J. Fox was first considered for the role, however the character's movements and look were mirrored after Tom Cruise, who seemed to be a better fit.

3. Aladdin And The Feather

3. Aladdin And The Feather

It has been noticed that whenever Aladdin lied, his feather on the hat fell forward.

4. Linda Larkin As Jasmine

4. Linda Larkin As Jasmine

Linda Larkin gave the voice over for Princess Jasmine, but she never sang a note for the princess' voice. The singer was Lea Salonga.

5. Jasmine Modeled After The Rocketeer

5. Jasmine Modeled After The Rocketeer

Jennifer Connelly was the star of "The Rocketeer" after which Jasmine's character was modeled.

6. Linda Was Fired In The Middle of the Movie.

6. Linda Was Fired In The Middle of the Movie.

She again gave the audition to be the part of this Disney classic.

7. The Voice Of The Genie

7. The Voice Of The Genie

For the voice of Genie, John Candy, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Martin Short, John Goodman, and Albert Brooks all were considered.

8. Williams In 20 Different Styles

8. Williams In 20 Different Styles

Genie's lines were recorded in 20 different ways. As Williams was available for recording session, he used to have rapid-fire rounds of his lines, in as many different styles he could create.

9. Two Different Genies

9. Two Different Genies

In the original draft, there were two genies. One was the lamp Genie and the other was a ring Genie.

10. First Choice For Lago's Voice

10. First Choice For Lago's Voice

The first choice for Iago's voice was not Gilbert Gottfried. The role of sarcastic evil parrot was given to Danny DeVito and Joe Pesci, but when both rejected it was passed to Gilbert Gotfried.

11. Frank As Abu

11. Frank As Abu

Chattering sounds of Abu was given by the voice artist Frank Welker. He has also given his voice to Scooby-Doo.

12. The Song Lyrics In The Theatrical Release Were Different From The Original Script.

12. The Song Lyrics In The Theatrical Release Were Different From The Original Script.

The song 'Arabian Nights' lyrics were changed. This song features Peddler describing Arabia.

13. A Song 'Proud of Your boy'

13. A Song 'Proud of Your boy'

In the original script, Aladdin had a mother in the film for whom he sings a song "Proud of Your Boy" but later the song and the scene both were cut from the film.

14. No One Clapped After The Songs

14. No One Clapped After The Songs

At the preview screening, no one clapped after the songs so the animators added an "Applause" sign in the end.

15. Jafar was Inspired By The Character Of Maleficient

15. Jafar was Inspired By The Character Of Maleficient

The character design for Jafar was inspired and based on the character of the Maleficient.

16. To Make Characters Unrealistic

16. To Make Characters Unrealistic

In the time before digital animation, illustrators tried to make the character's face, bodies and movements as realistic as possible.

17. Rumor's About Alladin

17. Rumor's About Alladin

There was a rumor that when Aladdin comes to Jasmine's balcony he undress himself, he says, "Take off your clothes." Later it was changed as "Down, kitty".

18. Mickey Seen In Raja

18. Mickey Seen In Raja

When Raja turns himself to a person from kitten, for split second Raja's head turns into Mickey Mouse.

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