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Bollywood's Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan to quit acting! Here's what Lal Singh Chadha said

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 March 2019, 14:02 IST

Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan aka Mr Perfectionist, who recently turned 54 has made a shocking announcement. Thugs of Hindostan actor has recently he will soon quit acting. The 54-year-old actor, who announced his upcoming flick on his birthday, ‘Lal Singh Chadha’ said filmmaking excites him a lot and he is holding back the director inside him.

Aamir Khan who made directorial debut with Taare Zameen Par said he will quit acting once he decides to turn full-fledged filmmaker. "I am inclined towards filmmaking and I coincidentally directed Taare Zameen Par. I have been in love with filmmaking and acting and I can't alienate the two but what I can say right now is that I began my career as an actor and it excites me."

On quitting acting, Aamir Khan Said, "The moment I become a full-fledged filmmaker I will stop acting. Right now, I don't want to stop acting, that's why I am holding back the director inside me," Aamir told reporters.

Aamir Khan has backed several films as a producer like, Lagaan, Taare Zameen Par, Jaane Tu... Yaha Jaane Na, Peepli Live, Dhobi Ghat, Delhi Belly, Talaash, Dangal and Secret Superstar. The actor was last seen in multi starrer film, Thugs of Hindostan, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh, however, the film turned out to be a disaster on the silver screen and on box office.

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Mr Perfectionist said his aim as a filmmaker is to support good scripts and making money is not his agenda. "I had not thought at what pace I will make films. Usually, people make films with their production houses for business. That is not our first agenda. Creativity is our agenda. Till the time we don't get a good script, we don't make it into a film," said Aamir Khan.

Bollywood’s Superstar Aamir Khan has announced his next project, Lal Singh Chaddha, an official adaptation of Tom Hanks' 1994 film Forrest Gump.

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First published: 16 March 2019, 13:36 IST