Superstar Aamir Khan's next "Laal Singh Chaddha" will hit the theatres on Christmas 2020, Viacom18 Studios announced on Saturday.
The actor announced about his upcoming film at his 54th birthday. ""Uska naam hai Lal Singh Chadha. It's being made by Viacom and Aamir Khan Productions together. Iske director honge Advait Chandan, jinhone banayi thi Secret Superstar. Ek angrezi film ayi thi, Hollywood film, Forrest Gump, uska adaptation hai, we have bought the rights from Paramount" said the actor in a informal chat with media personnels.
The film, produced by Aamir Khan Productions and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, is a Hindi remake of Tom Hanks' 1994 classic "Forrest Gump".
Advait Chandan who worked with the actor in Secret Superstar is directing the film. The script for the film has been written down to fit Bollywood by actor-writer Atul Kulkarni.
The actor, whose last film "Thugs of Hindostan" did not perform well at the box office, said he would be losing around 20 kgs for his role in "Laal Singh Chaddha".
The actor had also revealed that he would be sporting a turban for some segments of the film.
Lal Singh Chaddha will be shot in North India. "We are still on a recce for it, but it will be in India, Punjab, all the North side," Aamir added.
The movie is expected to go on floors in October.