Aamir Khan to shed 20 kgs for ‘Forrest Gump’ remake ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’
Aamir Khan has announced his next project ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’, the official remake of the 1994 hit ‘Forrest Gump’ on his birthday. He will be playing the lead role in the movie that was originally played by Tom Hanks. He also hinted that the movie will go on floors in October-November 2019.
According to a report by Hindustan Times, it is said that Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan will be shedding oodles of weight for the role. Aamir is not leaving any stone unturned for the role and is transforming himself to portray the character of ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’. He will lose 20 kgs for the younger phase of the character.
A source revealed to HT, “The actor follows a special diet consisting of sabzi roti and some protein intake. He will also undergo the training for his look after September. As of now, Aamir is involving himself in the overall creative aspects for the project.”
‘Forrest Gump’ is one of Tom Hanks’s most celebrated films so far. “The original makers have heard good things about India’s one of the finest actors, Aamir Khan and his knack for perfection in movie making. Despite good offers earlier, the makers decided to give its remake rights to the production who brings Aamir involved in the project,” the source said.