Akshay Kumar vs Aamir Khan on Christmas 2020: Bachchan Pandey to clash with Laal Singh Chaddha
If Independence Day is synonymous with Akshay Kumar release, Aamir Khan likes to release his films during Christmas. And the actor booked the slot well in advance when he announced his upcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha on his 54th birthday. But it seems Bollywood fans will get to see some fireworks at the box office as Akshay Kumar is set to lock horns with Bollywood’s Mr Perfectionist on Christmas 2020.
Akshay Kumar, who recently dropped the first-look poster of his forthcoming film Bachchan Pandey, revealed that the film will hit the screens on Christmas 2020.
Sharing the poster, Akshay wrote, “Coming on Christmas 2020! In & As #BachchanPandey.. In #SajidNadiadwala’s Next, directed by @farhad_samji”
The actor will return to masala entertainers with Farhad Samji’s Bachchan Pandey. Steering away from his Bharat Kumar image, the actor will be seen in a new avatar.
While Akshay’s Bachchan Pandey reminds one of his Rowdy Rathore avatar, Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha is an official adaptation of Tom Hanks’s 1994 hit film Forrest Gump. Buzz has it that the film will portray India’s national growth in the last couple of years on the big screens.
“Laal Singh Chaddha is not just a film. It will be a reference for the world to see what happened in India in the past few years like how the Paramount film Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, did with reference to the US. Similarly, Lal Singh Chaddha will show Aamir meeting important political and historical personalities in VFX laden visuals. It will also show specific instances like the Babri Masjid demolition to other current political and national happenings like the formation of the Modi government and more,” an industry source told a website.
It would be interesting to see who wins the box-office battle when two of Bollywood’s biggest stars clash at the ticket windows.