Aamir Khan lines up 3 productions for 2008


    MUMBAI: Still reveling in the success of his directorial debut Taare Zameen Par, actor – producer Aamir Khan is all set to begin shooting for the Hindi remake of Tamil film Ghajini. According to Khan, the collections of Taare Zameen Par have surpassed those of Rang De Basanti, which was released in 2006.


    Khan, who has been busy with the release of his movie, for the last few months, will resume shooting for Ghajini on 22 January.


    Apart from this, the actor’s production house is also buzzing with work. As many as three films are being worked upon this year at Aamir Khan Productions. The shooting for the next film under his banner – Jaane Tu… is now complete. The film, which is being directed by Abbas Tyrewala, will see the debut of Khan’s nephew Imran Khan. Telugu actress Genelia has been cast opposite Imran.


    Khan is also in the process of supervising the preparations on his other home production called Delhi Belly, which will be an action comedy. The shooting for the same starts in March.

    What’s more, Khan has also zeroed in on yet another film that he will be producing later this year. The film is as yet untitled.


    As for the Ghajini remake, the title for the Hindi version has not yet been decided upon. The film also stars Asin, Mohit Alawat and Jiah Khan and is directed by A.R. Murugadoss, who incidentally also directed the Tamil version.


    The movie is being produced by Allu Arvind and Madhu Varma. The film’s music is by AR Rahman and lyrics are by Prasoon Joshi. Cinematography is by Ravi Chandran and choreography by Ahmed Khan.


    Apart from all these activities, Khan is also readying for the home video release of Taare Zameen Par. In an earlier interview with Businessofcinema.com, Khan had said that post completing the shoot for Ghajini; he would take a six months’ break from work. Now with all the activities lined up at his production house, it remains to be seen whether the actor is able to get away!