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Why Aamir Khan rejected Vikram Vedha remake? Is China the reason? Read details

First Published Apr 15, 2021, 11:18 AM IST
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Did you know why Aamir Khan opt-out of the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit movie Vikram Vedha? read on
 

We all know Aamir Khan has walked out of the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit movie Vikram Vedha. And he is now replaced by none other than Hrithik Roshan. Did you know the reason why? 

We all know Aamir Khan has walked out of the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit movie Vikram Vedha. And he is now replaced by none other than Hrithik Roshan. Did you know the reason why? 

According to Bollywood Hungama, Aamir loved the original version of the film, and he wanted to make some changes in the script to make it a China-friendly film.

According to Bollywood Hungama, Aamir loved the original version of the film, and he wanted to make some changes in the script to make it a China-friendly film.

A source tells Bollywood Hungama, "Aamir wanted to spin it around as a quintessential Hong-Kong based Gangster drama, with sleek action, set against the backdrop of gang-wars in Hong-Kong, making the story more friendly for Chinese market, to get additional gains from the market. The storytelling template would have been a first for Indian audience too."

A source tells Bollywood Hungama, "Aamir wanted to spin it around as a quintessential Hong-Kong based Gangster drama, with sleek action, set against the backdrop of gang-wars in Hong-Kong, making the story more friendly for Chinese market, to get additional gains from the market. The storytelling template would have been a first for Indian audience too."

But, later, he decided to drop the film following the tensions between India and China post-Covid-19. Aamir is very popular in China and also have a decent fan following. 

But, later, he decided to drop the film following the tensions between India and China post-Covid-19. Aamir is very popular in China and also have a decent fan following. 

His films like Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots and Dangal have done well at the Chinese box office.

His films like Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots and Dangal have done well at the Chinese box office.

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