Aamir Khan to play astronaut Rakesh Sharma in Siddharth Roy Kapur's next venture

Last Updated: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 09:16 hrs

After appearing in last year's blockbuster Dangal, a biopic of on former wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, actor Aamir Khan is all set to be a part of another biopic.

Siddharth Roy Kapur has launched his own production house called Roy Kapur Films [RKF] and with the launch, he even announced his three projects, out of which one is astronaut Rakesh Sharma's biopic starring Aamir in the film.

Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news on Twitter and wrote, "RKF to make a biopic based on astronaut Rakesh Sharma... Will star Aamir Khan... Directed by Mahesh Mathai... Starts next year."

Moreover, RKF will also produce a film based on a man called Vijendra Singh, who found his wife after a 19-month search in the Uttarakhand floods.

On the work front, Aamir Khan is currently shooting for Thugs of Hindostan, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif in pivotal roles.

The flick is slated for a Diwali release. (ANI)

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