Actor Aamir Khan is back to entertain his audience on a Christmas. The actor has booked the Christmas of 2020 for the release of his next film titled Laal Singh Chaddha. An official remake of Hollywood film Forrest Gump, the Hindi film featuring Aamir Khan is going on the floors in September this year. The shooting of Laal Singh Chaddha will be wrapped by the end of this year itself after which Aamir and his team will head to design the marketing strategy and begin the post-production work on the film. The film is being directed by Advait Chandan, who earlier helmed Zaira Wasim starrer highly acclaimed Secret Superstar.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to reveal the big news and wrote, “Mark the date… Aamir Khan’s new film #LaalSinghChaddha to release on #Christmas 2020… Stars Aamir in title role… Directed by Advait Chandan… Written by Atul Kulkarni… #Viacom18Movies” (sic)
Aamir Khan announced the new film on his 54th birthday on March 14. While cutting the cake with the media, he told the reporters about how special his next project is. Aamir revealed that he always loved the simplicity of Tom Hanks’ character in Forrest Gump and his team is prepared to give an Indian twist to the essence of the film. Aamir added he will have to lose around 20 kgs of weight for the preparation of his character and he is going to spend over six months in the prep work. The actor called Laal Singh Chaddha a ‘life-affirming’ story adding that he’s making the film for families.
Forrest Gump is one of the highly celebrated Hollywood films across the world. It’s the story of a dim-witted man and his journey of unknowingly creating some of the iconic moments in the history of the 20th century US. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and it hit the screens in the year 1994.