Aamir Khan to play astronaut Rakesh Sharma in Siddharth Roy Kapur's next venture

| Updated: Jun 30, 2017 10:59 IST

New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): After appearing in last year's blockbuster 'Dangal,' a biopic of on former wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, actor Aamir Khan is all set to be a part of another biopic. Siddharth Roy Kapur has launched his own production house called Roy Kapur Films [RKF] and with the launch, he even announced his three projects, out of which one is astronaut Rakesh Sharma's biopic starring Aamir in the film. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news on Twitter and wrote, "RKF to make a biopic based on astronaut Rakesh Sharma... Will star Aamir Khan... Directed by Mahesh Mathai... Starts next year." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">RKF to make a biopic based on astronaut Rakesh Sharma... Will star Aamir Khan... Directed by Mahesh Mathai... Starts next year...</p>&mdash; taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) <a href="https://twitter.com/taran_adarsh/status/880386864385052672">June 29, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Moreover, RKF will also produce a film based on a man called Vijendra Singh, who found his wife after a 19-month search in the Uttarakhand floods. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">RKF to produce a film based on the true story of Vijendra Singh, who found his wife after a 19-month search in the Uttarakhand floods...</p>&mdash; taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) <a href="https://twitter.com/taran_adarsh/status/880386729831694336">June 29, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> On the work front, Aamir Khan is currently shooting for 'Thugs of Hindostan,' which also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif in pivotal roles. The flick is slated for a Diwali release. (ANI)
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