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Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani confirm 3 Idiots sequel

bollywood Updated: Jan 28, 2016 14:42 IST
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Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has confirmed that a sequel to 3 Idiots is being planned.(PTI)

Fans of Rancho can look forward to his comeback as Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Wednesday said that director Rajkumar Hirani has dropped hints about a possible sequel to their 2009 blockbuster. Aamir, who plays the roleof a 24-year-old engineering student in the movie alongside R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi, went on to collaborate with Hirani again in PK.

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The movie was a huge hit at the box office and there has been some buzz about a sequel for some time. “Raju Hirani has given me a hint about 3 Idiots sequel and I am giving you all a hint. The film will happen if and whenever he will write the script. Let’s keep our fingers crossed,” Aamir said at the special screening of Hirani’s latest production Saala Khadoos where Madhvan is in the lead role.

Actors Aamir Khan with Rajkumar Hirani, R Madhavan and Ritika Singh at a special screening of film Saala Khadoos in New Delhi. (IANS)

Aamir, 50, will be seen playing a wrestler in his next movie Dangal while Madhavan is the role of a boxing coach.

Aamir said films on sports can act as a great source of motivation for youth. “Sports film inspire young people and it is also exciting to watch such film and more of it should be made.”

The superstar, who is known for undergoing complete physical transformation for his roles, will be shedding 25 kilos for the June schedule of the biographical drama after piling on pounds for the same movie. “I will have to lose 25 kilos to play the younger version of my character. We will begin shooting for that portion in June and I have already started working out on that. It is tough to lose and gain weight. We face many problems, but an actor’s body is his instrument and he has to mould it as per the demand of the role,” he said.

Aamir had reached out to Sunny Leone after a much criticised television interview where the actress was grilled about her past. He had tweeted that he would be happy to work with the actress contrary to what the interviewer suggested. When asked about it , Aamir said, “I am willing to work with Sunny and will do something for sure as soon as the right script comes.

First Published: Jan 28, 2016 14:32 IST