The trailer for Laal Singh Chaddha, starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan, was released on May 29 during the IPL Finals to much fanfare. The film, which also marks Naga Chaitanya’s Bollywood debut, is set to hit theaters near you on August 11 this year.
The trailer begins with Khan picking up a feather and progresses to her character saying, “Meri mama kehti thi zindagi golgappe jaisi hondi hai, pet bhale hi bhar jaave, mann nahi bharta.” It also covers the journey of Laal Singh Chaddha, from a disabled child to his enlistment in the Indian army. Forrest Gump’s dialogue read, “My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.
While some called the movie’s trailer heartwarming, others called it a remake. Film critic and business analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, “SIMPLE. HEARTWARMING. WONDERFUL…Here is the Laal Singh Chaddha trailer…Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan reunite after 3 idiots and Talaash…”
Another user wrote: “I saw Forrest Gump and if you compare it with Laal Singh Chaddha it is far from its original version, I wish the best to Aamir Khan, may the movie turn out to be a BIG BLOCKBUSTER but also far when it comes to Laal Singh Chaddha Trailer, those emotions are not there.
This is how the internet reacted
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Will Aamir Khan show Laal Singh Chaddha to Tom Hanks?
According to a report from India Today, Khan plans to hold a special screening for Tom Hanks a few days before the film’s release. A source said: “Aamir Khan plans to hold a special screening for Tom Hanks closer to the release of Laal Singh Chaddha. There’s a buzz that closer to the release of Laal Singh Chaddha, Aamir would hold Tom Hanks’ screening in the US or travel here to personally show him the film. It’s because he wants Tom Hanks to watch Laal Singh Chaddha and share his thoughts.
About Laal Singh Chaddha
The film was directed by Advait Chandan and co-written by Eric Roth and Atul Kulkarni. This is the official Hindi adaptation of Tom Hanks and Robin Wright’s 1994 film Forrest Gump.
It will show Aamir through different age groups while Kareena plays his love interest. The film also features Mona Singh in a prominent role and Shah Rukh Khan is said to have a role in the film.
Laal Singh Chaddha is also special as it marks the third collaboration between Aamir and Kareena following Rajkumar Hirani-director 3 Idiots (2009) and Reema Kagti’s Talaash: The Answer Is Within (2012).
Advait Chandan previously directed Khan in the 2017 film Secret Superstar, which also starred Zaira Wasim and Meher Vij in prominent roles.
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