Imran Khan is set to make his comeback with “Happy Patel,” which will mark Vir Das’s directorial debut.

After much anticipation, Imran Khan is poised to make his comeback in a project backed by Aamir Khan and directed by Vir Das.

After a nine-year hiatus, Imran Khan is gearing up for his Bollywood comeback, marking a significant moment in his career. According to a report by, Imran is embarking on this new chapter with the support of his maternal uncle and mentor, Aamir Khan. Aamir, who played a pivotal role in Imran’s early career, introducing him to the audience as a child actor in ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ in 1988, and later as a leading man in ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’ in 2008.

After almost eight months of speculation about his return to the big screen, Imran has officially confirmed his comeback project. He is set to play the character of Happy Patel in a lively comedy produced by Aamir Khan Productions. Described as a laughter-filled riot, the film promises to blend familiar elements with a unique and refreshing setting reminiscent of Imran’s past works. According to an industry insider, filming has already begun in Goa for this eagerly anticipated movie.

According to the source, Imran Khan has finally confirmed his comeback project after almost eight months of speculation. He will play the lead role as Happy Patel in a quirky comedy produced by Aamir Khan Productions. The film promises to be a laugh-riot, set in a familiar yet uniquely fresh world, reminiscent of Imran’s previous works. Shooting has already begun in Goa.

Vir Das, known for his role in the successful 2011 black comedy ‘Delhi Belly’, is making his directorial debut with this film, marking a new chapter in his 17-year acting career. While he has previously worked on an unreleased web series as a director and showrunner, this upcoming movie will be his first feature film directorial venture. Mona Singh, recognized for her performances in popular films like ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’, has a significant role in the movie. The casting for the female lead character is still under wraps, and while there are rumors of Aamir Khan making a cameo appearance, official confirmation is pending.

Happy Patel has become Imran’s chosen comeback project after the shelving of his initially planned web series with Abbas Tyrewala. The web series was supposed to feature Imran as an intelligence officer in a Disney+Hotstar espionage thriller centered on the South Asian counter-intelligence world. However, due to the merger between Reliance Industries and The Walt Disney Company, the project was postponed, much to Imran’s relief. He expressed his contentment with the cancellation, stating his preference not to portray characters who rely on guns to solve problems. Happy Patel seems to be the perfect project for Imran’s return, promising viewers a delightful and engaging experience akin to the charm of his earlier successful films that continue to resonate with audiences today.

The upcoming Imran Khan movie is the latest addition to the intriguing lineup of projects from Aamir Khan Productions. Following the success of ‘Laapataa Ladies,’ which recently premiered on Netflix after a well-received theatrical release, the production house has four more exciting films lined up. These include RS Prasanna’s ‘Sitare Zameen Par’ featuring Aamir and Genelia Deshmukh, Rajkumar Santoshi’s ‘Lahore 1947’ starring Sunny Deol, Sunil Pandey’s ‘Pritam Pyare’ with Sanjay Mishra and Neeraj Sood, and Junaid Khan’s remake of ‘One Day’ with Sai Pallavi.

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