Nala is the daughter of Sarafina, the adopted daughter of Christine and Raoul, and the childhood friend of Simba. In Phantom of the Opera, she appears as a cub. She hunts Raoul until Simba pounces on her. But Simba recognizes her. Later she is kidnapped by the Phantom and Simba rescues her.

In Love Never Dies, Nala appears as an adult. Like Christine and Raoul, She and Simba got married and had a cub.