After 3 Idiots and Talaash, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Aamir Khan will recreate the magic on the big screen in Lal Singh Chaddha. The film is an official adaptation of Tom Hanks starrer Forrest Gump.
Aamir Khan is known for films which are entertaining and yet carry social messages. Aamir’s last film Thugs of Hindostan tanked at the box office and now the fans are waiting for his next. On his birthday this year, Aamir announced his next film.
His next is Lal Singh Chaddha, an official adaptation of Tom Hanks cult classic Forrest Gump. To be directed by Advait Chauhan, the film will feature Aamir stepping into Tom Hanks shoes. For the past few days, reports started to come that Kareena Kapoor Khan has been approached for the film.
Well, these reports are indeed true. As per a recent report in Bombay Times, Kareena Kapoor Khan has signed Lal Singh Chaddha as a leading lady. After 3 Idiots and Talaash, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Aamir Khan will recreate the magic on the big screen and their fans must be super delighted with this news.
IT’S OFFICIAL… Kareena Kapoor Khan teams up with Aamir Khan in #LaalSinghChaddha… Inspired by the classic #ForrestGump… Directed by Advait Chandan… Written by Atul Kulkarni… Produced by Viacom18 Studios and Aamir Khan Productions… #Christmas 2020 release.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2019
The film will be co-produced by Aamir Khan and Viacom 18. Ajit Andhare, COO Viacom 18 has confirmed that the team is happy to be backing Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Lal Singh Chaddha.
He said, “It gives me immense pleasure to announce our upcoming venture with Aamir Khan. For every cinephile out there, their must-watch list of films would be incomplete without Forrest Gump. To be able to adapt the classic for Indian audiences is a long-cherished dream for many of us. Knowing Aamir’s burning passion for this subject for many years, he is the perfect partner to bring to life this dream.”
The film is expected to go on floors in the last quarter of this year. More details regarding the star cast will be announced soon. The film will hit the big screens on Christmas 2020.