It’s a special day for Indian cinema as the Oscar-nominated film Lagaan celebrates its 20th anniversary today. The cult film not only changed the game in the Indian film landscape, it was also Aamir Khan Productions’ first theatrical offering. To mark the 20th anniversary of the production banner, actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan shot a special video that was shared by his company’s team on their platform.
With the video, the superstar not only thanked everyone who was involved in the making and journey of the film, but also fans and cinema enthusiasts for all the love they showed Lagaan. #MyLagaan is trending on social media today as internet users and fans of the superstar share their memories of Lagaan’s standing 20 years ago.
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Aamir can be seen in the video disguised as an army officer while shooting Laal Singh Chaddha for his upcoming next film, after shooting for this video, as he mentioned. The actor also shared how he is returning from filming and will join the entire cast and crew for a video conference call to virtually celebrate this day with everyone, given the times we are in.
Aamir Khan has always opted for infrequent appearances and has even taken a sabbatical from social media platforms to focus on his film Laal Singh Chaddha. However, he surprised his audience with this particular video that also gave him a glimpse of one of his looks in the drama.
In the heartfelt message, the actor mentioned that while they faced multiple challenges, it also brought them a lot more happiness, memories, and relationships. Aamir Khan also thanked everyone who was part of the film’s journey as well as the audience for all the love and support. Check out Aamir Khan’s special message on the Aamir Khan production Instagram page