Post the release of Laal Singh Chadha Aamir Khan has taken a sabbatical from acting. However, his son Junaid will be making his much awaited debut with a YRF film. Buzz is that, the star kid has also signed a second project where he has been paired opposite South actress Sai Pallavi for a love story.
A source close to the team informed Bollywood Hungama that, “The preparation of Junaid’s untitled next has started. Sai Pallavi apparently will be the leading lady in the film. This will be Junaid’s next project, after his YRF debut film. A Sunil Pandey directorial, the film is touted to be a love story."
Earlier it was reported that Junaid Khan will start his journey in the film industry and is rumoured to have been signed for the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit film Love Today. Junaid Khan has reportedly been approached for the role, and his casting is expected to be finalised soon. The official announcement is awaited. Apart from Junaid, the film will also feature Boney Kapoor’s younger daughter Khushi Kapoor and will be produced by Phantom Studios. The remake of Love Today is a big project and it will go on floors sometime later this year.
Love Today is a 2022 Tamil romantic comedy-drama written and directed by Pradeep Ranganathan. The film stars Pradeep Ranganathan, along with Ivana, Raveena Ravi, Yogi Babu, Sathyaraj, and Raadhika Sarathkumar in lead roles. The movie received widespread critical acclaim from critics and audiences and was a huge commercial success at the box office.
Speaking of his YRF project, Junaid will be seen next to Sharvari Wagh and Jaideep Ahlawat for a film titled Maharaja.
Junaid Khan has always had a keen interest in theatre and has attended a drama school in LA, where he was mentored for two years. He has also done a few plays in Mumbai before making his Bollywood debut. In a recent media interaction, Aamir also mentioned that Junaid never mentioned to anyone during his auditions that he was the son of the superstar and has been rejected from 15-20 places before he bagged his first project.