The makers of Laal Singh Chaddha shared a behind-the-scenes look at the film, which details Naga Chaitanya’s journey, how he prepared for his character Balaraju, and his experience working on the film. Naga Chaitanya signed the video saying, “I was sad when the movie was over” and that he “didn’t want to go any further” with the project. In the video, Naga Chaitanya revealed that his character’s appearance was inspired by his grandfather. “Somehow it has a connection with grandfather, so it’s very magical,” said Naga Chaitanya. The actor added that he used a mouthpiece and mustache to make his look more authentic.”
In another part of the video, Laal Singh Chaddha star and producer Aamir Khan said this about working with Naga Chaitanya: “I am very grateful to Chay for making this film. As a producer, mujhe comfort mila uske sath kaam karke (it gave me a sense of comfort to work with him). He is a team player. As an actor, he is so on the ball. He does it with full focus and completely absorbed in the film.” Aamir added that he called Naga Chaitanya’s parents and told them to be “proud” of their son.
The caption of the video posted by Aamir Khan Productions reads: “A best friend that everyone would love to have! Meet Balaraju from Bodipalem, a loving and innocent friend of Laal… Watch Chaitanya Akkineni’s cute and heartfelt journey as Bala . Laal Singh Chaddha which hits theaters worldwide on August 11.
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Last week, a poster of Naga Chaitanya from the film was shared on social media. The caption on the post read: “Introducing Balaraju from Bodipalem… played by Chaitanya Akkineni! I love you, our Yuva Samrat.”
Laal Singh Chaddhaa Hindi remake of the Tom Hanks classic Forrest Gumpis directed by Advait Chandan. Laal Singh Chaddha is jointly produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. In Laal Singh ChaddhaAamir Khan will be seen sharing screen space with his 3 idiots co-stars Kareena Kapoor and Mona Singh.
Forrest Gump showed the story of a man (Tom Hanks) who does extraordinary things in his life. However, his only goal is to be with his childhood sweetheart Jenny. Laal Singh Chaddha will clash with Aanand L Rai’s Raksha Bandhan At the register. Both films are slated for an August 11 release.