Aamir Khan has often been compared to Hollywood talent Tom Hank due to strong resemblance and of course method acting. As the talented actor turns 54 today, Aamir is actually putting himself into the shoes of Tom Hanks with Forrest Gump
Confirming from our source “Aamir wants to make Forrest Gump in Hindi, which he will star in. He wants to play the lead role that Tom Hanks had essayed in the original. It has been on his wish list for some time“. Aamir was always interested in doing the remake of Robert Zemeckis directed Forrest Gump and even has acquired the rights to it – “Scripting is currently underway. Aamir wants his team to rework the whole narrative, setting it in the Indian context”. We have also heard that Aamir Khan has acquired the rights from Paramount Pictures to remake the Hollywood blockbuster that was released in 1994 and won 6 Oscar Awards including Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Director.
As per the report, the film is titled Laal Singh Chadha and it will be directed by Advait Chandan, who collaborated with Aamir Khan in the super-hit movie, Secret Superstar. Aamir Khan will lose 20 kgs to get into the character and will be spotting a red turban for the role.