After Amitabh Bachchan, Jhund director Nagraj Manjule to collaborate with Aamir Khan
Amitabh Bachchan has left his fans stunned with his performance in Jhund which was directed by Nagraj Manjule. Recently a video of Aamir Khan getting emotional at the screening of Jhund has gone viral, but did you know that it was Aamir who convinced Amitabh Bachchan to take up Jhund. Aamir shares a close bond with Nagraj Manjule and fans have been yearning to see their two creative forces collaborate on a film.
Looks like the project is already in plans as Nagraj revealed in an interview that he is planning to do a film with Aamir. The director revealed that he has been wanting to do a movie with Khan since Fandry and Aamir has been telling him to do a film together.
The Jhund director told Koimoi, “Mujhe Karna hai. Ye to Fandry se me soch raha hoon ki kya kiya jaye. Kuch idea hai develop kar raha hoon. Dekhte hai, lekin karna hai kaam. Aamir sir ko bhi pata hai. Vo to mujhe gaali dete hai kyu nahi kar raha bolke. Acha kaam karenge unke sath dono milke kuch. (I want to do it, have been thinking of it since Fandry. Have been developing ideas and even Aamir sir knows it. He has been behind me to make it).”
Talking about his bond with Aamir, Manjule said, “Whenever I make something new, I first call him and show it to him. For Jhund, he took out a lot of time, saw it, and discussed it with us the whole night. He even met the kids from the film. He is surprised looking at the way I make films.”
Meanwhile, after watching Jhund, Aamir was seen getting teary-eyed as he said, “What a film. My God. Bohut hi behtareen film hai (It’s an amazing film). It has happened for the first time that a film has received a standing ovation during a private screening. I don’t have words to say. The way you have captured the emotions of girls and boys of India, it’s unbelievable. The way the children have worked is unbelievable.”
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