Recently, Aamir Khan announced that he will produce and star in the remake of Oscar-winner Forrest Gump that starred Tom Hanks in the lead role. 

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

As per News18, the remake is tentatively titled Lal Singh Chaddha and will be directed by Advait Chandan (Secret Superstar fame). 

Source: Twitter

Aamir Khan made the announcement during a press meet on his birthday yesterday, where he added that he will be undergoing a physical transformation for the role as well.  

While Aamir Khan has definitely given stellar movies in the past, adapting a classic like Forrest Gump is no easy feat. And Twitterati was definitely divided on whether Aamir would be able to pull it off: 

Tom Hanks gave one of his finest performances as the lead, and it will definitely be a tough act to follow for Aamir.