Aamir Khan seems to have taken inspiration from Amitabh Bachchan, who graced the last edition of Chennai International Film Festival at his own expense. The Bollywood Perfectionist, like Big B, is gracing the film festival, which will kick-start from Thursday (December 12), without demanding the organisers to pay his expenses to be part of the inaugural function.
Suhasini Maniratnam, festival organiser, has confirmed the news and said that Aamir Khan has given his nod to grace the event. The Bollywood star will be coming to Chennai with his assistants on his own.
"Aamir Khan has agreed to grace the opening ceremony of our fest (CIFF). He said he will be there with his assistants on his own and that we only had to tell him when, where and to which hotel he should come," festival organiser, actress Suhasini Maniratnam, told IANS.
The yesteryear actress and the wife of Mani Ratnam says that they have been chasing him to be part of the event for three years. The organisers are moved by his gesture to attend the event without depending on them to pay his bills. Last year, Amitabh Bachchan too had done the same. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...