Aamir Khan confirms new film Lal Singh Chaddha: Exclusive details

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan

Aamir on Thursday announced that his next project is an official adaptation of Tom Hanks' classic Forrest Gump.

Kangana, in an interview, had claimed that she had attended the screening of Aamir's films Dangal and Secret Superstar, but the actor did not return the favour when it came to her movies. In fact, it was Atul who first approached Aamir Khan with a script after their chat on Forrest Gump on the sets of their 2006 cult film Rang De Basanti. I will be prepping for six months. Speaking about the same Madhuri had earlier said that she chased Aamir with a hockey stick because he played a prank on her. Aamir also said that he loved the script and how the story of the film resonates with the masses. Lal Singh Chaddha will be jointly produced by Paramount Pictures, Viacom 18 Movies and Aamir Khan Productions.

The Hindi remake is named as Lal Singh Chadha.

Khan, who last appeared in box office flop "Thugs of Hindostan", said he would lose 20 kilograms (45 pounds) for the role. "It is a film for the whole family", Khan told reporters in Mumbai on his 54th birthday.

Aamir Khan as a customary celebrated the special day with the media and photographers.

"I have to be lean and slim", he explained, adding that shooting would start in October. Taking to her Twitter handle, she wished the actor, remembering the times she worked with him and all the fun they had.

On the occasion of his birthday, Aamir cut the cake with media and his wife, Kiran Rao was also present at the meet.

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