Aamir Khan says son Junaid Khan gave screen-test for Laal Singh Chaddha: ‘However they mentioned a brand new actor cannot pull it off’


Aamir Khan has mentioned in a brand new interview that his son Junaid Khan had auditioned for lead function in Laal Singh Chaddha. He mentioned issues did not work out as Aditya Chopra and Atul Kulkarni doubted if a newcomer might pull off the function.

Actor Aamir Khan is at present gearing up for the discharge of his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha. Lately in an interview, Aamir revealed that his son Junaid Khan additionally auditioned for the principle roll however did not get it as Aditya Chopra and Atul Kulkarni thought if a newcomer might pull off the function. Additionally Learn: Sargun Mehta says Aamir Khan ‘might’ve performed higher’ along with his Punjabi in Laal Singh Chaddha, however praises his exhausting work

Tailored by Atul Kulkarni and directed by Advait Chandan, Laal Singh Chaddha is an official Hindi remake of Robert Zemeckis` Oscar Award-winning 1994 movie Forrest Gump, that featured Hollywood star Tom Hanks within the titular function. Laal Singh Chaddha will reportedly unfold a few of India`s historic occasions as seen by way of the eyes of a person. The movie which additionally stars Kareena Kapoor and Naga Chaitanya will hit the screens on August 11.

In an interview with TV9, Aamir Khan disclosed that Laal Singh Chaddha character wanted innocence and he felt Junaid was match for the function. “Junaid (Khan), grew to become Laal as he performed him. Some actors are skilful, they know their artwork and carry out rather well. Whereas the others turn into the characters they play. Junaid grew to become one. My confidence was shaken after watching his efficiency, whereas I used to be assured for him. I haven’t got that innocence anymore and he did that naturally. Since he was my son, I confirmed the clips to Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar, Raju Hirani simply to make certain. We should’ve proven it to round 100 folks from the trade and household. All of these individuals who had been trusted on their style, sensibility and intelligence the place proven the clips. I wished to know if additionally they what I used to be seeing there. Round 98 of these folks got here ahead in full assist.”

He added, “Nonetheless, Aditya Chopra and Atul Kulkarni, the author of the film had objected. They wished me to play the character. In response to them, The story of the Forrest Gump is not that strong. It is an episodic film which requires a star. A brand new actor cannot pull this off. I lastly purchased their reasoning. Typically chances are you’ll be actually good however the time shouldn’t be proper.”

Junaid is Aamir Khan and his ex-wife Reena Dutta’s elder son. The previous couple even have a daughter named Ira Khan. Junaid will mark his debut with Maharaja, the movie went on flooring final yr. Maharaja may also star Shalini Pandey, Sharvari Wagh and Jaideep Ahlawat.


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