The Lion King. Nala is the daughter of Sarafina. She is the mate of Simba and the mother of Kiara in The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. Nala (voiced by Moira Kelly in The Lion King, The Lion King ll: Simba's Pride, and The Lion King 1½, Niketa Calame as a cub in the original film, Gabrielle Union in The Lion Guard) is the daughter of Sarafina, the best friend and later mate of Simba and . Kiara is the protagonist of the Disney film The Lion King II: Simba's Pride and a supporting character in its midquel TV series The Lion Guard. She is Simba and Nala's daughter and Kion's older sister.