Imran Khan To Make His Comeback With Vir Das' First Directorial ‘Happy Patel’

After much anticipation and waiting, Imran Khan is all set to make his comeback with a project that will be bankrolled by Aamir Khan and directed by Vir Das.
Imran Khan To Make His Comeback With Vir Das' First Directorial ‘Happy Patel’
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Imran Khan is preparing to make his Bollywood comeback after a nine-year break, marking a significant moment in his career. Through a report by, it has been revealed that Imran is embarking on a new chapter in his professional journey, alongside his maternal uncle and mentor, Aamir Khan. Aamir played a pivotal role in Imran’s early career, introducing him to the audience as a child actor in ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ in 1988, and later as a leading man in ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” in 2008.

After almost eight months of speculation about his return to the big screen, Imran has officially confirmed his comeback project. He is set to portray the character of Happy Patel in a lively comedy produced by Aamir Khan Productions. Described as a laughter-filled riot, the film embraces a blend of familiar elements and a unique, refreshing setting that harks back to Imran’s past works. According to an industry insider, filming has already begun in Goa for this eagerly anticipated movie.

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Imran Khan To Make His Comeback With Vir Das' First Directorial ‘Happy Patel’

The source revealed, “Imran has finally locked in his comeback project, nearly eight months after he hinted at the possibility of returning to movies last year. He will star in and as Happy Patel in a quirky comedy produced by Aamir Khan Productions. The film is a laugh-riot and is set in a familiar yet uniquely fresh world, reminiscent of Imran’s previous works. Shooting has already commenced in Goa.”

Vir Das, known for his role in the successful 2011 black comedy ‘Delhi Belly’, is stepping into the director’s chair for the first time with this film, signaling a new chapter in his career after 17 years in acting. While he has previously worked on an unreleased web series as a director and showrunner, this upcoming movie will be his debut in directing a feature film. Mona Singh, recognized for her performances in popular films like ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’, has a significant role in the movie. The casting for the female lead character is still a mystery, while there are rumors of Aamir Khan making a cameo appearance, although official confirmation is pending.

Source: India Today

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