The last time Kareena Kapoor Khan and Aamir Khan were seen together was in Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots (2009). Now it is learnt that the duo are set to unite on the big screen in Advait Chandan directed film titled “Laal Singh Chaddha”.
Chandan had earlier directed the film Secret Superstar. The film, inspired by Paramount Pictures’ Tom Hanks-starrer “Forrest Gump”. Actor Atul Kulkarni is attached as a writer.
Kareena and Aamir also featured in Reema Kagti’s 2012 film Talaash: The Answer Lies Within . So this will be their third film together.
“Laal Singh Chaddha” is produced by Aamir Khan Productions and Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios said 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. I also want to thank Jim, Andrew and the wonderful team at Paramount Pictures for believing in our vision and continuously supporting all endeavours to bring some of their best content to the Indian markets” Andhare said in a statement.
Andrew Gumpert, Chief Operating Officer of Paramount Pictures added, “We’re thrilled to be in business with Aamir Khan Productions and Viacom18 Studios, and to see them bringing this timeless story to a whole new generation of audiences.”
“Laal Singh Chaddha’ will hit the theatres on Christmas 2020.