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Aamir appears in new look, takes a break from acting


Actor Aamir Khan made a rare public appearance recently in Delhi, one of his first since the box-office failure of his latest film, Laal Singh Chaddha. What surprised people more was his new, all-grey hair and beard look. A video from the event has gone viral not just because of this, but also because he’s seen announcing that he’s taking a mini break from acting.

“When I am doing a film as an actor, I get so lost in it that nothing else happens in my life. I was supposed to do a film after Laal Singh Chaddha called Champions. It’s a wonderful script, a beautiful story, and it’s a very heartwarmi­ng. But I feel that I want to take a break, be with my family,” he said. This means that the 57-year-old will not be starring in the film anymore. However, he is still producing it. He declared that the makers have started approachin­g other actors for the lead role: “I’m at that stage in life where I’d like to enjoy my relationsh­ips at this point of time.”

Expressing that he is looking forward to the break now, Khan said, “I feel I have been working for 35 years and I have single-mindedly been focused on my work. It’s not fair to people who are close to me. I have to take some time off to be with them.”

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