Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha Movie Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Laal Singh Chaddha Movie Review: Thugs of Hindustan was a disaster with huge losses in Hindi film industry, which was Aamir Khan’s last release in theatres. Aamir after a long gap of almost 4 years had a comeback with the official remake of 1994 American classic movie “Forrest Gump”.

Laal Singh Chaddha Movie Review


Laal Singh Chaddha is long awaited movie both for the audience and fans of Aamir Khan, and the movie got released in theatres today. Let’s get into the detailed review of the movie, if this can be watched in theatres, and if it is worth waiting 4 long years for the release.


Laal Singh Chaddha is born with low IQ and due to his curved spine problem, he has to walk with the help of leg braces. A girl named Rupa moves friendly with him and encourages him in every aspect. Laal Sigh Chaadha who can barely walk, runs faster breaking his braces in a situation, where his schoolmates make fun of him. From then on, Laal Singh keeps running and joins sports, receives a honorable medal from President of India and joins Indian army, where he meets Balaraju Bodi.

Cast & Crew

Movie cast include  Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor in leading roles, while Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Mona Singh, Manav Vij are playing other important roles. Movie is directed by Advait Chandan and produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao & Jyoti Deshpande, Ajit Andhare (Viacom18 Studios). Pritam composed the music. Setu is the Cinematographer. Editing is done by Hemanti Sarkar.

Movie Name Laal Singh Chaddha
Director Advait Chandan
Music Director Pritam
Producers Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao & Jyoti Deshpande, Ajit Andhare (Viacom18 Studios)
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Cast Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Mona Singh, Manav Vij
Editor Hemanti Sarkar


As informed earlier, this movie is an official adaptation of the classic ‘Forrest Gump’ that got released in the year 1994. Actor Atul Kulkarni made the changes for Indian adaptation and that change in the nativity and scenes look pretty good on screen barring few dialogues that look unnecessary. Makers have tried their best to stick to the original without disturbing the soul of the story and they succeeded  in engaging the audience with the emotions.

Aamir Khan is called the perfectionist in Indian film industry, due to his dedication towards the character he plays in the movies. He will surely surprise you with the makeover of his look and physic, but his performance might remind you of his character from PK. However, Aamir was exceptional in the emotional scenes. Kareena Kapoor is seen on screen in very few projects these days and she did a good job alongside Aamir in few emotional scenes. Telugu actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya shines in the role of Balaraju Bodiga, who looks simple yet lovable. Mona Singh as mother will grab our attention with her performance. All other actors did their part well.

Technically movie looks good in all aspects. Music composed by Pritam is one of the major highlights in the movie. Songs are soulful and background score adds the needed emotion to the scenes. Cinematography by Setu should be appreciated, especially for the war episodes and few beautiful landscape shots. Director Advait Chandan did a good job in recreating the magic spread by Forrest Gump.

Lastly, Laal Singh Chaddha is a truthful remake of the original that will surely win the hearts of audience, despite the negativity surrounded to ban the movie.

Rating: 3.5/5

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