Twenty-one years on, Aamir Khan’s `Lagaan’ to be adapted as Broadway show in UK

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Mumbai: Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Lagaan: Once Upon A Time’ is set to be adapted as a Broadway show in the UK.

The movie completed 21 years of its release in Hindi cinema on Wednesday.

“Several leading producers from the UK have requested the rights from Aamir Khan Productions and a final decision will be made soon regarding the West End Theatre,” a source said.

The West End Theatre is the equivalent of the Broadway show which is one of the biggest and most popular theatres worldwide.

The source added: “Aamir Khan’s team is yet to make a final decision about it. The makers have different plans which include doing a worldwide tour of the show that will feature a completely original cast”.

‘Lagaan’ is a tale set in 1893 during the late Victorian period of India’s colonial British Raj. The film is directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar and is produced by Aamir Khan Productions.

On the work front, Aamir is gearing up for the release of ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ on August 11.

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