The official Oscars website has featured Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha. The film is the official Hindi adaptation of Forrest Gump.
After a long wait, Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha was finally released on August 11. It is the official Hindi remake of Tom Hanks’ Forrest Gump. Now, the official Oscar Awards handle has shown its support for it. The Academy’s social media users shared a clip showing how the Indian adaptation has recreated the magic of the Oscar-winning original.
THE OSCARS HONOR LAAL SINGH CHADDHA
The video was captioned, “Robert Zemeckis and Eric Roth’s sweeping story of a man who changes the world with simple kindness gets an Indian adaptation in Advait Chandan and Atul Kulkarni’s ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ starring Aamir Khan in the title role made famous by Tom Hanks (sic).” He also detailed that the 1994 film Forrest Gump was nominated for 13 Oscars. The film won six awards for Best Actor, Best Director, Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Picture.
The video features a side-by-side comparison of the two films. The clip also shows how Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan star recreated some of the original scenes in their new film.
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