Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' Will Be Based On 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots That Killed Over 8000 People

Bollywood’s Mr.Perfectionist, i.e, Aamir Khan is all set to bring another power-packed movie on the floors. Reportedly, Aamir Khan’s next movie ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ is a remake of 1994 classic ‘Forest Gump’, which starred Tom Hanks in the lead role.

Aamir Khan’s next ‘Laal Sing Chaddha’ will be based on the 1984 Anti Sikh Riots, which witnessed the death of 3000 Sikhs in Delhi and about 8000 Sikhs across the nation. Also known as the 1984 Sikh Massacre, was a series of attacks being done by the anti-Sikh mob over the Sikhs following the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by Sikh bodyguards.


Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor will be seen in the lead role opposite Aamir Khan. Earlier in June, Bollywood’s trade analyst, Taran Adarsh took to his twitter and announced that Kareena Kapoor has been roped in for a role alongside Aamir Khan. In his tweet he wrote:

IT’S OFFICIAL… Kareena Kapoor Khan teams up with Aamir Khan in #LaalSinghChaddha… Inspired by the classic #ForrestGump… Directed by Advait Chandan… Written by Atul Kulkarni… Produced by Viacom18 Studios and Aamir Khan Productions… #Christmas 2020 release”

This will be the third time that Kareena Kapoor will be sharing the screen space with Aamir Khan after Talaash and 3 Idiots.

Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' Will Be Based On 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots
Aamir Khan’s ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ Will Be Based On 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots That Killed Over 8000 People

Laal Singh Chaddha is being directed by Advait Chandan, who previously directed Aamir Khan in Secret Superstar, and the movie is being produced by Aamir Khan Productions and Viacom 18. While announcing the movie Aamir Khan revealed:

“My next film is finalised it is called ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’. It is being made by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Aamir Khan Productions together. It will be directed by Advait Chandan. It is an adaptation of Hollywood film ‘Forrest Gump’. We have bought the rights from Paramount. I am playing the lead role of Lal Singh,” 

He added:

“It is a wonderful story. It is a feel-good film. It is a film for the whole family,” 

Mr.Perfectionist of Bollywood will be shedding 20kgs to ace the role of Laal Singh. Earlier it was said that the movie will be based on Babri Masjid demolition.