Aamir Khan not to sign new films for one more year

Aamir Khan, who is currently busy promoting '3 Idiots', has decided not to take any new acting assignments in 2010 because he wants to ...

Sunday, November 29, 2009 | 11:33:43 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Aamir Khan, who is currently busy promoting '3 Idiots', has decided not to take any new acting assignments in 2010 because he wants to concentrate on his three home productions.

'Aamir had earlier decided to take one year off. But now he has decided to extend his sabbatical by one more year. Filmmakers who have approached him with projects have been told that Aamir intends to take approximately one more year to supervise the post-production and final look of his three films,' said a source close to the actor.

He wants put his home productions -- Abhinay Deo's 'Delhi Belly', Anushka Rizvi's 'The Falling' and his wife Kiran Rao's directorial debut 'Dhobi Ghat' -- in order.

After the tough physical and emotional preparation for 'Ghajini', Aamir had decided to take one full year off to rejuvenate himself.

He also wanted to relax and spend time with his wife and children. That's precisely what he has done for the last one year. But now Aamir would be taking one more year off because he feels all three projects need serious fine-tuning and have been delayed because he has been busy finishing and promoting director Rajkumar Hirani's '3 Idiots'.

'The only way Aamir feels his three productions can be completed and released in 2010 is if he sets aside all his own acting assignments to look into them. So, he isn't signing any films in 2010 either,' said the source

'It requires guts to say no to the best roles going in Bollywood and to a reported fee of approximately Rs.30 crore per film. But Aamir suffers no security pangs about not signing films. He told a friend he will work at his own pace, no matter what the temptation or provocation to take on extra work,' added the source.

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Posted on: 02 December 2009 at 12:34am
he's above the no. gameaamir makes movies that matter and quality.. luckily they all end up being huge huge hits..kudos to aamir!!
best in the business..

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Posted on: 29 November 2009 at 9:59am
Aww such a shame but he only comes out with one movie a year anyway! I always look forward to his movies oh well, guess will have a longer wait.

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Posted on: 28 November 2009 at 3:48pm
Awwwwwww no aamir for a year?!!!! I only look forward to your films aamir so what will i watch if you're not there!!! But its good you're taking time out for your family and i'm looking forward to your productions!!!!!

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Posted on: 27 November 2009 at 7:58pm
all the best amir and keep on rocking my shining star

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Posted on: 27 November 2009 at 7:50pm
love him to the core of loving, always inspires me to follow my own heart and take risks, keep rocking Aamir.

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