Aamir Khan signs next with Farhan AkhtarBy IANS
Monday, November 1, 2010
NEW DELHI - After scorching the screens in 2001 with their cult outing Dil Chahta Hai (DCH), Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and Farhan Akhtar have teamed up again for a suspense drama.
Co-written by Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar, the movie will be directed by Kagti. It will go on floors in February next year.
The 45-year-old Aamir, who took a break from acting after the release of his blockbuster 3 Idiots (2009) to concentrate on his home productions “Peepli Live”, “Dhobi Ghat” and Delhi Belly, has joined hands again with Farhan and his producer partner Ritesh Sidhwani.
“I found the script written by Reema and Zoya really exciting and I am looking forward to working with Ritesh and Farhan once again,” Aamir said in a statement.
Both Farhan and Ritesh are equally excited to team up with Aamir, who will co-produce it with the duo’s Excel Entertainment.
It feels great to be collaborating with Aamir a decade after ‘DCH’. We had been hoping to do a film together since then and I’m thrilled that it is finally happening with this script, said Farhan.
Ritesh said: I have been waiting to work with Aamir since ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and its finally happening,. It’s special this time as we are also producing it together… I can’t wait to start filming.
The film is scheduled for a 2011 release.