The source added, “It’s not a quintessential sport film, but something very ‘special’. One can bracket it as an inspirational slice of life sport film and it falls right in the alley of brand Aamir. Being a film set against the backdrop of sport, it calls for a big ensemble. However, the casting will begin, once Aamir officially signs the contract.” Also Read – Madam Chief Minister: Star actress who has worked with Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman Khan tried replacing Richa Chadha? [Exclusive]
Talking about Laal Singh Chaddha, we all know that it is a remake of Tom Hanks’ Forrest Gump. The latter was based on a 1986’s novel by the same name, written by Winston Groom. Tom Hanks played the lead character alongside Robert Wright and Gary Sinise. The movie received several accolades and was the biggest hit of that year. Forrest Gump swept the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing. Meanwhile, Hanks was applauded for his performance with the Best Actor Oscar award. The movie also performed well at the Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, and Young Artist Awards. It is written by Atul Kulkarni and directed by Secret Superstar helmer Advait Chandan. Also Read – Tuesday Trivia: Did you know about the ‘Tandav’ in casting that happened for Ali Abbas Zafar’s Sultan?