Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha will hit the screens on Christmas, next year, tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The film is an adaptation of 1994 Hollywood classic Forrest Gump.
“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,” Taran’s tweet read.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 4, 2019
Khan will step in the shoes of Hollywood actor Tom Hanks in the Hindi adaptation, and the movie will also clash with Hrithik Roshan’s Krrish 4 at the box office.
Maker of Krrish 4, Rakesh Roshan’s tweet dated in January 2018 announced that Krrish 4 will see a release date in Christmas of 2020.
Today is perhaps the best day to make the release day of Krrish 4 official. Christmas 2020 it is. A gift for all of you on Hrithiks birthday. Happy birthday @iHrithik
— Rakesh Roshan (@RakeshRoshan_N) January 10, 2018
Aamir Khan was asked to lose 25 kilograms to play the character. The 54 year old actor, said, “I play a young man in the film, so I need to lose 20 kg. I have already lost three and a half kilos in two weeks.”
The movie will be shot in India, mostly northern parts of India such as Punjab.
The film will be directed by filmmaker Advait Chandan, who has earlier worked with the actor in Secret Superstar.
Khan’s last movie to hit the box office was Thugs Of Hindostan in 2018, which was dubbed as a massive flop.
Source : Various