May 03 : Aamir Khan, who has been trying to make his upcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha for the last 18 years, is keen to release the film in December 2021 as was planned initially. However, the actor has been facing several hurdles to complete the shoot amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Shooting for Aamir’s dream project has been going on for quite some time now, and fans are eagerly awaiting the film to release. Recently, Telugu star Naga Chaitanya has been roped in to play an important role in the film. He has replaced Vijay Sethupathi in the film.
Now Aamir is in a hurry to complete the film. Recently, his pictures doing recce in Ladakh and Kargil areas for his film went viral on social media. Naga Chaitanya will join Aamir in the next schedule of the film, which will likely take place in Ladakh and Kargil areas. The schedule will reportedly last for about 45 days.
Laal Singh Chaddha is a comedy drama film directed by Advait Chandan and written by Atul Kulkarni. It is backed by Aamir Khan Productions, Viacom18 Studios and Paramount Pictures. The film is an official adaptation of the 1994 American film Forrest Gump, which is based on Winston Groom's 1986 novel of the same name. The film stars Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan.
Aamir Khan bought the rights of the film in 2018 and announced the film officially in March 2019. Laal Singh Chaddha has been filmed in more than 100 Indian locations. While filming was halted in March 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, the film’s initial scheduled for Christmas 2020 was postponed by an entire year.
In an interview, talking about the problems he faced while shooting for Laal Singh Chaddha, Aamir Khan said that when they started shooting for the film, they came to know about Kareena Kapoor's pregnancy. While Kareena completed her portions of the shoot, the filming was halted once again when Aamir was tested positive with COVID-19. After recovering from the virus, Aamir now makes one more attempt to complete the film.
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