Aamir Khan who is in Turkey for the shoot of his upcoming film, “Laal Singh Chaddha”, had met Lady of Turkey Emine Erdogan. She received the actor at the presidential residence at the Huber Mansion in Istanbul on Saturday on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day.
The First Lady Erdogan took to social media and tweeted about the meeting on her verified Twitter account, “I had the great pleasure of meeting @aamir_khan, the world-renowned Indian actor, filmmaker, and director, in Istanbul. I was happy to learn that Aamir decided to wrap up the shooting of his latest movie ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ in different parts of Turkey. I look forward to it!
She even congratulated him for addressing social issues in his films when Mr Khan briefed Erdogan about the social responsibility projects he is associated with during the meeting. She further wrote in a press release, “Mr Khan stated that he would complete the shooting of his latest film ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’, which couldn’t be completed in India due to COVID-19, in Turkey, and invited First Lady Erdogan to the film set.”
Laal Singh Chaddha’s release has been recently postponed to Christmas 2021. The film also stars actors Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh and Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi. The film is the official remake of Tom Hanks’ 1994 feature “Forrest Gump.”