Laal Singh Chaddha is the remake of the Hollywood classic Forrest Gump in which Tom Hanks played the lead. Aamir Khan who is also called as Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood made this big announcement on his 54th birthday and his fans rejoiced. Well, the next thing that fans were eagerly waiting to know about was which actress would be paired opposite Aamir. And now it has been confirmed that Kareena Kapoor Khan would be paired opposite Aamir Khan in Laal Singh Chaddha. Forrest Gump Remake: Aamir Khan to Undergo Body Transformation, Actor to Lose 20 Kilos for Lal Singh Chaddha.
Earlier there were speculations about Kareena Kapoor Khan being roped in for the Hindi version of Forrest Gump but all were waiting for an official announcement. This is the third time that Kareena would be sharing screen space with Aamir Khan. They have earlier worked together in 3 Idiots, Talaash and Bombay Talkies. Talking about the film Andrew Gumpert, Chief Operating Officer of Paramount Pictures told BT, “We’re thrilled to see them bring this timeless story to a whole new generation of audiences.” Aamir Khan's Lal Singh Chaddha, the Remake of Forrest Gump to Release In Diwali 2020?
Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Studios, told BT, “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.” Laal Singh Chaddha is an Advait Chandan directorial and the plot is written by Atul Kulkarni. It is said that the film is scheduled to release during the time of Diwali next year.