Aamir Khan on audience finding similarities between Laal Singh Chaddha, PK | Bollywood
Actor Aamir Khan has reacted to the public finding similarities in his acting in his upcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha and his former film PK. During an interaction with the media, Aamir said that there is only one similarity between his characters – Laal and PK. The actor asked his fans to watch the entire film and then decide for themselves. (Also read | Laal Singh Chaddha: Internet says he’s tired of the same Aamir Khan expression in all his movies)
After the Laal Singh Chaddha trailer launched in May, fans expressed their disappointment on social media platforms. Several people talked about Aamir giving similar expressions of widened eyes seen in his films such as PK, 3 Idiots and Dhoom 3. One Reddit user shared photos of Aamir with widened eyes and wrote, “He there’s something so similar about all of these roles even though they’re fundamentally different characters. I don’t know if it’s Aamir who is cartoonish or what…but it’s getting repetitive and hard to watch.”
Speaking to the media, as quoted by Pinkvilla, Aamir said: “I think you all should watch the movie and then decide. I will tell you why because there is a similarity between Laal and PK and that is the innocence. Laal is innocent and so is PK. That’s a very strong quality that they both have. So in the trailer you might not be able to see the difference you’ll see in the whole of the performance. Toh jab aap Laal ka Poora performance dekhenge toh I hope the characters of ki dono aapko bohot lagein innocent but woh aapko alag kirdar lagega. Woh aapko PK nahi lagega, simple hisab se. (When you watch the movie, j hope you notice the same innocence in PK and Laal but you realize they are two different characters. In my opinion, you won’t feel it’s PK).”
In PK (2014), Aamir plays an alien who comes to Earth on a research mission. The film also stars Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani and Saurabh Shukla. Comedy-drama film, PK is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Rajkumar and Abhijat Joshi.
Directed by Advait Chandan, Laal Singh Chaddha is set to be released on August 11. The film is an official Hindi adaptation of the 1994 Oscar-winning film Forrest Gump, which starred Tom Hanks in the lead role. Apart from Aamir, Kareena Kapoor, Mona Singh and Naga Chaitanya are also part of Laal Singh Chaddha.