Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who celebrates his 54th birthday today, has finally announced his next film.
His next venture happens to be an official remake of Tom Hanks starrer Forrest Gump and it is titled, Lal Singh Chaddha.
Reportedly, the official rights have been bought by Viacom and Aamir Khan Productions. It will be directed by Advait Chandan (of Secret Superstar fame).
Making the announcement, Aamir said:
“I have news for all my fans. Lal Singh Chadha. It is being made by Viacom and Aamir Khan Productions.
We have bought the rights. It is being directed by Advait Chandan.
It is an official remake of Forrest Gump. We have bought the rights from Paramount.”
Aamir said that he will be playing the role of a Sardar in the film.
“I will be wearing a turban and will be losing 20 kgs for the role.
I will have a slim and lean look for it.
I have started prepping for the film and will start shooting in September. It will release next year.”
Aamir also said that he always liked Forrest Gump and found it to be a feel-good film. He explained:
“I have always loved the film and it’s a feel-good film. It is a film for the whole family.”
He also said that they are working on his look for the film.
Well, here’s wishing the Mr Perfectionist himself many happy returns of the day!