Telugu star Naga Chaitanya took to social media to share a new picture with Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao and director Advait Chandan from the sets of Laal Singh Chaddha. The actor plays Aamir’s friend from the Army in the film. According to his post, Naga Chaitanya will play the role of Bala in the film. The shooting of Laal Singh Chaddha is progressing at a swift pace in Ladakh. After announcing their separation, Aamir and his ex-wife Kiran Rao are working together as they had stated.
NAGA CHAITANYA SHOOTS FOR LAAL SINGH CHADDHA
Naga Chaitanya has been waiting for the release of his upcoming films, Thank You and Love Story. The actor recently headed to Ladakh to join the shoot of Aamir Khan’s upcoming film, Laal Singh Chaddha. The film is an adaptation of the 1994-film Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks and Robin Wright.
Naga Chaitanya shared a photo with Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao and Advait Chandan. Taking to Twitter, Naga Chaitanya wrote, “Grateful #Bala #LaalSinghChaddha (sic).” Both Aamir and Chay are seen wearing military uniforms, and they play friends in the film.
— chaitanya akkineni (@chay_akkineni) July 9, 2021
Reportedly, Naga Chaitanya underwent special training to build his physique for his role. He is expected to wrap up his portions in about 20 days.
Earlier, Vijay Sethupathi was roped in to play the role in Laal Singh Chaddha. However, due to date issues, he had to walk out of the project. The makers then approached Naga Chaitanya to play the role in the film.
ABOUT LAAL SINGH CHADDHA
Directed by Advait Chandan, Laal Singh Chaddha stars Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Naga Chaitanya and Mona Singh in prominent roles. The film is jointly produced by Aamir Khan Productions, Viacom18 Studios and Paramount Pictures. Forrest Gump is based on Winston Groom’s novel of the same name, which released in 1986.
Laal Singh Chaddha was announced in 2019 and has been shot across 100 locations in India. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the film was put on hold for sometime. After the lockdown restrictions were eased across the country, the makers resumed the shoot in Ladakh recently. Laal Singh Chaddha will release in theatres on Christmas 2021.