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Aamir KhanAamir and Kareena paired for the first time
08th Aug 2006  21.30 IST
By ApunKaChoice Bureau  


The two talented stars have never shared the screen space before.

Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor came within inches of working together for the first time when Vishal Bhardwaj contemplated signing them for his now shelved project 'Mr Singh and Mrs Mehta'. Sadly, the project could never take off.



But the stellar pairing will indeed happen in Mani Ratnam 's next movie Lajjo , which is an adaptation of Ismat Chugtai's short story of the same title.

And none is more elated than Kareena who is a self-confessed admirer of Aamir.

Bebo has already started reading Chugtai's book in order to understand the nuances of her character in the movie.

This would be second consecutive movie based on literary adaptation that Kareena would work in. She was recently seen playing an Indianized Desdemona in Bhardwaj's Omkara .

Lajjo will also be yet another period movie for Aamir after Lagaan and Mangal Pandey The Rising .

The story of Lajjo is set in Rajasthan. It is based on a female-centric theme.

The shooting will begin in January next year. As of now, Ratnam is busy with his movie Guru .

A R Rahman will compose the music for Lajjo while Gulzar will pen the lyrics. The film will be produced by Bobby Bedi.



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