Aamir Khan and Laal Singh Chaddha have been caught up in a major controversy ever since its trailer released. Many people trolled the film on twitter owing to a comment made by Aamir, years ago, on intolerant India. In fact, #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha was trending on social media as many of them did not want the film to succeed. Owing to the same, the family of Aamir has come out in support of the actor-producer, His niece, Zayn Marie Khan and daughter Ira Khan showed their solidarity by sharing a video on Instagram.
Zayn Marie Khan took to Instagram to share a video where she requested to watch Laal Singh Chaddha adding that it is a beautiful film and to not let hate campaigns ruin it. In the video, she said, “If you have ever felt entertained by Aamir Khan or moved by him… he’s made fantastic films, go and watch Laal Singh Chaddha and don’t let a hate campaign destroy something truly beautiful.” On the other hand, Ira Khan showed her support by reposting the same on her Instagram handle.
Besides the social media trolls, it was also being said that the release of Laal Singh Chaddha in North India resulted in protests in some places. A screening of the Aamir Khan film was stopped mid-way in a theatre in Punjab as a fringe group protested against the content of the film. On the other hand, former Indo-British cricketer Monty Panesar too expressed his displeasure over the film calling it a ‘disgrace’. And the recent update is that a Delhi based lawyer has registered a complaint against the portrayal of Indian Army in the film.
On the other hand, Laal Singh Chaddha got a lot of appreciation from the industry colleagues of Aamir Khan, including the recent post shared by Hrithik Roshan. The film is an official remake of Forrest Gump and is produced by Aamir Khan Productions. Directed by Advait Chandan, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Naga Chaitanya among others.
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