Aamir Khan headed to Rajasthan with family on February 1 for the filming for Raju Hirani’s political satire Peekay, which also headlines Anushka Sharma. The actress joined the team by Feb end. She plays the role of an alcohol addict.
We had recently reported about the already thin Anushka Sharma losing some more weight for her role in the film.
Peekay also headlines Sunjay Dutt and Sushant Singh Rajput (Kai Po Che) and the entire star cast are part of the 45 days schedule in Rajasthan. Remaining parts of the film are scheduled to be shot in Delhi and Hungary.
Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran and son Azad will be with the actor thriughout the Rajasthan schedule, while his older son Junaid Khan makes his Bollywood debut as assistant director of the film.
The film which was earlier scheduled for a 2013 Christmas release, has now been postponed to 2014.
Peekay revolves around a chronic alcoholic whose memory is cleaned away because of an accident. With no recollection of the past and no one to worry about him, his only support remains his bottle of alcohol.