Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan along with Aamir Khan will be joining in ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’, the adaptation of Paramount Pictures’ Tom Hanks-starrer ‘Forrest Gump’.
The upcoming film is being produced by Viacom18 Studios and Aamir Khan Productions. Reportedly the film will be directed by Advait Chandan of ‘Secret Superstar’ fame and written by Atul Kulkarni.
The film is slated to release on Christmas 2020, will go on floors in October.
Chief Operating Officer, Viacom18 Studios, Ajit Andhare, in a statement said: “For every cinephile out there, the must-watch list of films would be incomplete without the mention of ‘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.”
Bollywood super star Aamir Khan on his birthday revealed his next project Lal Singh Chaddha, which will be a Bollywood remake of the 1994 Hollywood’s hit Forrest Gump.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis ‘Forrest Gump’ is a 1994 American comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom.
The story shows several decades in the life of Forrest Gump (Hanks), a slow-witted but kind-hearted man from Alabama who witnesses and innocently influences several defining historical events in the 20th century in the US.