But the actor is now back with a bang and is working on multiple projects, as an actor and as a producer. The actor recently revealed details about his upcoming projects and said that his next acting project is called Sitaare Zameen Par, which is the Hindi remake of Spanish hit film Campeones, which Aamir had earlier offered to Farhan Akhtar but then requested him to step down as he felt he should be doing the role. The film is directed by RS Prasanna who earlier directed Shubh Mangal Saavdhan with Ayushmann Khurrana.
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Now, according to a report by Pinkvilla, Genelia D’ Souza has been finalised to play the female lead of Sitaare Zameen Par alongside Aamir Khan. According to a source, Aamir believes that Genelia fits the part of a strong independent woman like a hand in a glove. After ample discussions with his director, Aamir has got Genelia on board the film as the female lead. Genelia will play Aamir’s love interest.
Earlier Aamir had mentioned that with Sitaare Zameen Par, he is going 10 steps ahead of Taare Zameen Par. He added Sitaare will make the audience laugh – while in Taare he helped Darsheel Safary’s character but in Sitaare, 9 people with their own set of problems will be helping him.
Aamir also revealed that he will be producing three films, one of them is Laapata Ladies which is directed by his ex-wife Kiran Rao which is releasing on October 5th. Aamir is also producing Lahore, 1947 which stars Sunny Deol and will be directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and his third production venture is for his son Junaid who is making his debut with Maharaj which is backed by Aditya Chopra.