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Anushka Sharma to reunite with Aamir Khan in the remake of Spanish film Campeones?

Update : 21 Mar 2022, 10:59

Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma impressed with their on-screen chemistry in Rajkumar Hirani’s PK in 2014. The latest rumours suggest that the duo will reunite for director RS Prasanna’s next. 

Reportedly, RS Prasanna is currently working on the pre-production of the film, after getting approval from Aamir Khan. He is also in talks with Anushka Sharma to play the lead opposite Aamir Khan. She has reportedly given her nod for the project and will sign the agreement after the final narration. The film is said to be a touching dramatic comedy about a basketball team made up of people with disabilities.

The said film is the official remake of the Spanish film Campeones. The Hindi remake will be set in Punjab with Aamir playing the role of a stubborn and hot-headed minor league basketball coach who is sentenced to community service and forced to coach a Special Olympics team, whose players have a range of learning disabilities. Aamir will focus on the project after the release of Laal Singh Chaddha, while Anushka will start shooting for the film after completing the shoot of Chakda Xpress.

However, as reported by Times of India, a trade source said, "Aamir and Anushka’s reunion is definitely highly awaited but unfortunately it’s not happening this time! That’s for certain. So, this is just industry gossip.” 

Aamir Khan, who celebrated his birthday earlier this week, opened up about his next project. The actor said that he has not announced his next film yet but the planning is on and that he would let us know soon. 

Released in 2018, Campeones is a Spanish comedy drama directed by Javier Fesser which follows a drunk and arrogant basketball assistant coach who is forced to do community service by working with Los Amigos, a team of people with differently abled people.

Aamir Khan, who was last seen in Vijay Krishna Acharya’s action adventure Thugs of Hindostan in 2018, is currently working on Laal Singh Chaddha. The remake of Tom Hanks’ Forrest Gump, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor and Naga Chaitanya. 

Anushka is currently working on Chakda 'Xpress, which will mark her OTT debut. The film will see her essay the role of former captain of India national women's cricket team, Jhulan Goswami. 

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