Aamir Khan along with his beautiful ‘PK’ co-star Anushka Sharma launched the film’s game at an event on Friday in Mumbai. The stars were joined by PK director, Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra along with UTV’s Siddharth Roy Kapur.
Talking about the film, Aamir Khan revealed that his family has watched the forthcoming release and absolutely loved it. “Azad is calling me PK now,” said Aamir talking about his son. About his family’s reaction to PK, Aamir Khan said: “Judging by the age groups – Azad is 3, Ira is 16, my. Wife is – I can’t tell you get age, she’ll kill me. Ammi is in her 80’s and everybody loved it. Ammi told me this is your finest work.”
“We made this film with love and hope it reaches everybody’s hearts,” Aamir added further.
About the game, the actor said, “It’s a great game. In real life, I mostly play quizzes or online chess.”
Aamir Khan also spoke about his recent experience playing with ace tennis champions, Roger Federer and Djokovic. “I played very badly with Federer. I’m fond of tennis and I used to play as a kid but my father thought I was neglecting my studies. So, he stopped the tennis, but it had no effect on my studies. Azad is a big fan of tennis. He was thrilled to meet Federer.”
When asked if actors should reduce their fees if a film does not perform well at the box office, Aamir Khan said he was in no position to speak for others. “I don’t take fees for any film. If it does well, I get a profit.”
Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra chose to take this opportunity to voice his thoughts on the matter. “They all take too much. You should tell them to charge less, so we can invest more in the film and make a good one.”
On being asked about his next project, Aamir Khan clarified that he hasn’t signed any films yet. “Right now I’m so engrossed in acting. I have bought the rights of ‘Barf’, but I’ll make it later.”
‘PK’ hits screens in a week and the actor admits to being nervous. “I get nervous before the release because I start thinking’ have I done what I set out to do?’ But, I am very happy with ‘PK’.
Lastly, Aamir Khan signed off with New Year wishes for his fans. He also shared his new year plans to go to Panchgani with his family, but in Bhojpuri, much to everybody’s delight.