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The Academy appreciates Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha; Calls the film a 'faithful Indian adaptatio- Cinema express

The Academy appreciates Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha; Calls the film a 'faithful Indian adaptation'

The film released in the theatres on August 11

Published: 13th August 2022
Laal Singh Chaddha

Aamir Khan's latest release Laal Singh Chaddha, the remake of the iconic Hollywood film Forrest Gump, was appreciated by The Academy.

In a tweet, The Academy wrote, "Robert Zemeckis and Eric Roth’s sweeping story of a man who changes the world with kindness receives a faithful Indian adaptation in Advait Chandan and Atul Kulkarni’s Laal Singh Chaddha feat. Aamir Khan in the role made famous by Tom Hanks."

The official Twitter account of The Academy, which recognises excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, shared a video compilation of snippets from Forrest Gump and the Aamir Khan-starrer.

The Academy's Twitter handle also mentioned the number of Oscar nominations Forrest Gump received.

"1994's Forrest Gump was nominated for 13 Oscars including six wins for Best Actor (Tom Hanks), Directing (Robert Zemeckis),  Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Picture (Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch and Steve Starkey, Producers), and Adapted Screenplay (Eric Roth). 

Laal Singh Chaddha, also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Naga Chaitanya, and Mona Singh was released on August 11.

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