Superstar Aamir Khan has associated with producers Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala for Salute, a biopic on India’s first astronaut Rakesh Sharma. The project will be jointly produced by Aamir, Screwvala and Kapur under their banners AKP, RSVP and Roy Kapur Films respectively, read a statement from the film’s publicist.
Salute will be Aamir’s second biopic after the grand success of Dangal.
At the moment, Aamir is busy with Vijay Krishna Acharya’s Thugs of Hindostan, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh in lead roles. The film went on the floors in Malta earlier this month.
Aamir Khan’s first biopic Dangal has done wonders at the box office worldwide and is India’s highest grossing film.