Aamir Khan was reportedly working on his dream project for some time now and it was none other than a film on ‘Mahabharat’. However, it’s thought he’s now let go of the idea.
According to Box Office Worldwide, the actor has shelved the venture as he’s not wanting to get into any controversy. A source is quoted explaining, “After weighing all pros and cons, Aamir Khan has decided not to make the Mahabharat. For one it would willy-nilly become controversial. More importantly, the scale on which he planned the project was commercially not viable. Also, setting aside five years of his precious time for the Mahabharat meant losing out on doing at least three feature films. So no. No Mahabharat.”
The source went on to add, “There were bound to be unsavoury controversies surrounding the project. The radical groups would have challenged Aamir’s right to film the inviolable epic. Aamir feels now is not the right time to make the Mahabharat”.
There were rumours that Khan had been in talks with Deepika Padukone for a part in the film as well, although this wasn’t confirmed.
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