Everyday, we have seen some interesting news about the project Sitaare Zameen Par, starring Aamir Khan. Now, the latest report of suggests that Genelia Deshmukh has been finalised to play the female lead.
A close source told Pinkvilla, “Aamir believes that Genelia fits the part of a strong independent woman like a hand in a glove. After ample discussions with his director, Aamir has got Genelia on board the film as the female lead. Genelia will play Aamir’s love interest and also be on a journey with the protagonist in training a team of specially-abled.”
The source further added that, “Aamir and Genelia have previously worked together on Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, however, shared different dynamics back in the day. Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na was produced by Aamir and this one has him in the lead. Genelia is also very excited to play the part and team up with Aamir for the first time. It’s a perfect casting given the demand of script and character arc”.
Sitaare Zameen Par is the official adaptation of the Spanish Film, Champions, directed by RS Prassana and all set to go on floors in January 2024. The social comedy will hit the big screen during the Christmas 2024 weekend.
Meanwhile, Aamir Khan is also producing the Rajkumar Santoshi-directed Lahore, 1947 starring Sunny Deol in the lead.