Recently, it was reported that Aamir Khan and director RS Prasanna are planning to collaborate for an inspirational slice of life sport film, which will be produced by Sony Pictures India. The latest development we hear is that this sports drama will be an adaptation of the Spanish hit ‘Campeones’.
According to a source, Aamir has had four meetings with filmmaker RS Prasanna to discuss on adapting the Spanish story according to Hindi sensibilities.
The source stated, “The film in question is an official adaptation of the 2018 Spanish classic, Campeones. It revolves around the journey of an arrogant and drunkard coach, who trains a team of intellectually disabled people. The team eventually go on to win multiple championships across the globe. It’s an inspirational underdog tale, with the metamorphises of Aamir’s character too, from being arrogant and disrespectful, to becoming a sober man.”
He further added, “It falls right in the alley of Aamir Khan with humour, emotion, inspiration and drama. In-fact, these are the factors that has drawn the actor closer to this hidden Spanish gem, and he has been positive on coming on board the film in all the discussions gone by so far. The script is being developed, and Aamir will take a final call around summer 2021, once he completes work on post production Laal Singh Chaddha.”
Campeones means Champions, the film is a 2018 Spanish comedy-drama which revolves around arrogant basketball coach who is forced to do community service and train a team having developmental disabilities.
Speaking about Aamir Khan, The actor is now busy shooting the remaining portions of his upcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha which is slated for a Christmas 2021 release.