BOLLYWOOD: Veteran Bollywood actor Amir Khan’s much-awaited movie Laal Singh Chaddha, which is an official remake of the 1994 Hollywood film Forest Gump, is set to be released on August 11 2022.
Forest Gump is a Hollywood classic released in 1994, and Amir Khan’s movie Laal Singh Chaddha, which is set to release this month, is an official remake of the American film. Among those who starred in the Forest Gump are Hollywood actors Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson and actress Robin Wright.
Interestingly, Aamir Khan has written a letter to Tom Hanks inviting him to watch his upcoming movie, Laal Singh Chaddha. Aamir Khan later revealed that he has received a response from Hanks’ team which said that they’re checking the actor’s schedule to see if he will be available.
It was the American film director Steven Spielberg who first introduced Khan to Tom Hanks whilst they were shooting in Germany. Spielsberg introduced Amir Khan to Tom Hanks as the “James Cameron of India”
Tom Hanks reportedly told Spielsberg that he admired Amir Khan and was well aware of his work. He had further said that he has seen his famous Bollywood movie 3 Idiots several times.