Shooting ‘Three Idiots’ is like holidaying for Aamir KhanJanuary 16th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) He doesn’t have to travel so he gets enough time to play and sleep. Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan says he is having the time of his life while shooting for Rajkumar Hirani’s “Three Idiots” at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) campus here.“I am having a great time shooting at IIM Bangalore (IIMB). Since, I am staying on the campus, I save on travel time and as a result I am finally getting to sleep. I can’t tell how happy I am,” Aamir posted on his blog www.aamirkhan.com/blog Friday.
“Raju is an absolute delight to work with and so are the rest of the cast and crew. I’m really enjoying playing badminton, tennis and chess with the students here,” he added.
Produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the film is based on Chetan Bhegat’s bestseller “Five Point Someone” and also stars Sharman Joshi and R. Madhavan in the lead apart from Aamir.
Posting for the first time after the release of his worldwide grosser “Ghajini” that raked in around Rs.2 billion worldwide, the star also thanked his fans for their support.
“I am so happy that the film has gone down so well with audiences. I am thrilled with the big opening that the film got and the kind of history it created at the box office. I am touched and deeply moved by the faith you have shown in me. Thank you,” he wrote.
The actor is also catching up on the times of yore as he is reading Ramchandra Guha’s “India After Gandhi”.