Finally, the secret is out that Kiranâ€™s directorial debut â€˜Dhobi Ghatâ€™ has her husband Aamir Khan in the lead role. Aamir revealed this in his blog stating, â€œThe cat is finally out of the bag. Iâ€™m playing one of the leads in Kiranâ€™s film â€˜Dhobi Ghaatâ€™.â€œThe reason we kept this under wraps is that she didnâ€™t want to attract much attention to her film. She wanted to make this film on real locations with a tiny crew, very guerrilla style. So we had to do it very quietly. And for once we managed to keep a secret from the media, at least until we finished the shoot.â€
Aamir Khan is playing the lead hero as a painter who lives and works from his tiny studio-apartment in a noisy and congested Mumbai neighbourhood. Sources have it that Kiran never wanted to cast Aamir in the film but Aamir insisted and even screen tested for the role.The movie also has â€˜Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Naâ€™ actor Pratiek Babbar with Monica Dogra. Aamir has completed his part and the film is in the postproduction stage. It is expected to hit the theatre soon.
Meanwhile, Aamir has also completed his â€˜3 Idiotsâ€™ and is nervous about the fate of his project. He says, â€œThe principal photography on â€˜3 Idiotsâ€™ is Your browser may not support display of this image. complete. We have one song left which Raju wants to shoot in September. Yesterday, he began work on the post (production). Good god, Iâ€™m getting butterflies in my stomach already.â€