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Aamir Khan to play a baddie in YRF's Dhoom 3

MUMBAI: Since some time there was a talk that Yash Raj Films was seriously considering to cast Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3.


But now it has been confirmed that Khan will do the film and that to in a negative role. Khan took the decision after a long meeting he had with Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra at his Bandra residence on Monday night. The film will also star Dhoom regulars Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra.


Confirming the news Khan said, "It is indeed a pleasure to be working with Yashji and Adi (Aditya Chopra) once again. Dhoom is a great franchise, is very entertaining and full of fun. Each time I hear the theme tune of the film, it brings a swing to my step. The script of Victor (Vijay Krishna Acharya) really won me over and I look forward to working with him."


Acharya, who wrote Dhoom and Dhoom 2 and also directed Tashan, will direct the film.


It may be recalled that last year in June, Khan had met the Chopras who gave Aamir an idea of how they envisaged him in Dhoom 3. A detailed script narration followed thereafter on 13 August. Aamir had liked what he heard. For some time thereafter, Aamir mulled if he should do the role or not. And finally, he signed on the dotted line.


Khan last worked for the YRF banner in Fanaa.


Dhoom3 will go on the floors later this year and is slated for release around Christmas next year.


It may be recalled that earlier John Abraham and Hrithik Roshan had played baddies in the first and the second part respectively.

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