Aamir Khan is currently one of the busiest superstars in Bollywood. While he is shooting for his Christmas 2021 release, Laal Singh Chaddha, Aamir will dive into Mogul soon after. Now, the latest reports suggest that the 55-year-old is in advanced talks to play the lead in an inspirational slice of life sports film. An entertainment portal's report mentioned that Aamir might star in Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director, RS Prasanna's next.
A source close to the development told, "The screenplay of Shubh Mangal Saavdhan followed the Aamir Khan narrative of LED (Laughter, Emotion, Drama) and the actor is himself a fan of the film. The two had met even before to discuss a subject, but things didn’t fall in place. But now, Aamir is in advanced talks with the director for his next, and he has basic loved the concept."
The yet-to-be-announced film will be reportedly produced by Sony Pictures and will be set against the backdrop of sports with a strong emotional element and ample humour. "It’s not a quintessential sport film, but something very ‘special’. One can bracket it as an inspirational slice of life sport film and it falls right in the alley of brand Aamir," the source added.
Aamir will reportedly sign the film after wrapping Laal Singh Chaddha. "Being a film set against the backdrop of sport, it calls for a big ensemble. However, the casting will begin, once Aamir officially signs the contract," the source said.
Aamir was to star in the official Hindi remake of the Tamil film, Vikram Vedha. However, he opted out of the film.