A cropped video of Aamir Khan speaking about majority of people not liking his movie 'Thugs Of Hindostan', in November 2018, is being shared online falsely claiming the actor admitted his latest film 'Laal Singh Chaddha' is a flop.
BOOM found that the claim is false as the viral video is from 2018 and Khan was not talking about 'Laal Singh Chaddha' in the viral video.
Directed by Advait Chandan, Laal Singh Chaddha released on August 11, 2022, and stars Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Naga Chaitanya. The film is an adaptation of the 1994 Hollywood classic Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks.
Original text in Hindi: बधाई हो #लाल सिंह चड्डा फिल्म फ्लॉप साबित हुई। अब तो आमिर खान ने भी स्वीकार कर लिया।)
We ran a keyword search using 'Aamir Khan apologizes for film' on YouTube and found that the viral video is not recent.
We found a video uploaded by entertainment channel ZOOM on YouTube on November 27, 2018 titled, "Aamir Khan APOLOGIZES & shares story behind failure of 'Thugs of Hindostan'
We also found an extended version of the same viral video by Hindi Rush that was uploaded on November 27, 2018.
According to a NDTV report dated November 27, 2018, Thugs of Hinduston is a 2018 film released on November 8 but failed to impress audiences. Speaking at the Cinestaan India's Storytellers Contest, Khan accepted full responsibility of the film why it was disliked by moviegoers.
Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, Thugs of Hindustan starred Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif.