We had told you that Aamir Khan's next after 'Thugs Of
Hindostan' will be a biopic on Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma. Now,
here's some latest update on the same. A Mumbai Mirror report
suggests that the film has been titled 'Salute'.
Rakesh Sharma, along with Russian astronauts Yury Malyshev and
Gennadi Strekalov went on a mission. For 27 days, 21 hours and 40
minutes, the trio were orbiting out in the space, conducting over
43 experimental sessions. After returning to earth, a question was
asked to Sharma by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. He was
asked, what did India look like from outer space. To this, the
astronaut had said," Saare jahan se achcha."
Because of this, earlier speculations were rifle that the biopic
has been named 'Saare Jahan Se Achcha'. But now, it has been
revealed that it's been titled 'Salute' and will be produced by
Sidharth Roy Kapur and Aamir Khan jointly.
A Mumbai Mirror report quoted a source close to the development
saying, "Sid had approached Aamir with the script of his last film
and this time too he went straight to him. The 2018 film will be
made under his newly-launched banner RK Films (Roy Kapur Films). It
will be directed by Mahesh Mathai."
It would be quite interesting to watch Aamir play yet another