Aamir Khan finally breaks his silence on rumours of helping Fatima Sana Shaikh for Thugs Of Hindostan

Actor Aamir Khan feels that her Dangal co-star Fatima Sana Shaikh is the right choice for Thugs of Hindostan. Here's what he has to say

Actor Aamir Khan, who is currently on cloud nine with Dangal’s success in China, will now be seen in a completely new avatar in his next outing Thugs Off Hindostan. The film is in news from the very beginning and recently grabbed a lot of limelight after actress Fatima Sana Shaikh came on board. Present at Dangal’s media meet, the actor denied rumours that Thugs Of Hindostan being inspired by the Johnny Depp starrer Hollywood flick Pirates of Caribbean.

“The film is not inspired from any other film. It is an action adventure film but the story is not similar. There are some hundreds of action adventure films. There is Pirates of Caribbean, there is ‘Indiana Jones’ and many others. All these are action adventure films. So the genre of our film is action adventure but the story is different. Even my character in the film is not similar to any other character”, Aamir Khan said

Thugs of Hindostan is directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and star Aamir, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in lead roles. Aamir feels that Fatima who had portrayed the character of his daughter in Dangal is the right choice for this film as well. “We are starting the shoot for Thugs of Hindostan in June. Fatima is the heroine of the film. I am very happy as she is a very good artist, she suits the role.”

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With Dangal doing great business in China, the actor said he feels that films like it do not have any language or culture barrier and have a global connect. “I suppose people have loved the film. This kind of films does not have any language or culture barriers. These are human stories which connect to everybody, irrespective of their language or region.”

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