'I've Seen His Work And I'm Quite Happy With It', Says Aamir Khan As He Is Keen To Launch His Son Junaid Khan, Details Inside

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Aamir Khan says he is looking for the right story to launch his son Junaid Khan in films. Aamir said his 26-year-old son's taste in films is quite similar to his but he will have to prove himself worthy of a role before he is signed for a project. 

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Aamir Khan says he is looking for the right story to launch his son Junaid in films but insists that he has to pass the screen test for it. Aamir said his 26-year-old son's taste in films is quite similar to his but he will have to prove himself worthy of a role before he is signed for a project. 

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"We are looking for Junaid. I've seen his work and I'm quite happy with it. When we will get the right kind of story... I believe in screen tests so he has to pass the test. If he does a good test, he'll be in the film. If not, he won't be," Aamir said in a group interview. The actor said Junaid has trained in acting and has been taking part in plays.

"He has trained as an actor. He did two years of training and theatre in American Academy of Dramatic Arts in LA and then he did plays for one year there. He has been in theatre for three years now." Aamir said he would like his son to play strong characters rather than a "hero". 

"I would like to see him as a lead actor who plays characters because I've always believed in that. You should always be playing characters and not a hero. There's a difference."

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"I've always felt happy that whenever my films come out, people call me by my characters name. That tells me my work has really hit home," he added. The actor was in conversation with the media to promote his upcoming production, 'Rubaru Roshni'. Directed by Svati Chakravarty Bhatkal, the film chronicles three real-life stories of grief and forgiveness. 

Other than interacting with the media and holding a special screening of the film ahead of its big TV premiere, he also had a special show for spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore. 

 

 

 

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