Aamir Khan fans will have to wait for yet another year to pass before they can catch their superstar on the screen.
Aamir’s next release, “Laal Singh Chaddha”, was set for a Christmas 2020 release, but the film will now arrive on Christmas 2021, owing to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
“NEW RELEASE DATE… #LaalSinghChaddha – starring #AamirKhan and #KareenaKapoorKhan – will now release on #Christmas2021… Costars #MonaSingh… Directed by Advait Chandan… Produced by #AamirKhan, #KiranRao and #Viacom18Studios,” tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
Aamir has a long standing association with Christmas. Some of his biggest hits such as “3 Idiots”, “PK”, “Dhoom 3” And “Dangal” have all released on the festive occasion.
“Laal Singh Chaddha” is based on the 1994 Tom Hanks blockbuster “Forrest Gump”. Portions of the film has already been shot in Chandigarh and Kolkata before the nationwide lockdown was imposed.
Aamir is currently in Turkey to do recce for shooting locales.
The makers had earlier dropped the first look of Aamir as a Sikh man.
“Laal Singh Chaddha” also features Kareena Kapoor Khan and Mona Singh. It is adapted by Atul Kulkarni and directed by Advait Chandan. [–IANS/nn/vnc]