Mumbai: Kollywood comedian Yogi Babu, whose popularity rose to new heights after working in ‘Kolamvau Kokila’ and the song ‘Kalyana Vayasu’ which became a massive hit, has bagged the biggest project of his life.
The actor, who had earlier worked with Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express, will be sharing the screen space with one more leading Khan of the Hindi film industry- Amir Khan.
Yogi Babu has been roped in to play a character in Aamir Khan’s next movie. It is said to be the remake of Robert Zemeckis’s multiple Oscar Award-winning film ‘Forest Gump’.
As per the reports, the movie is titled ‘Lal Singh Chaddha’, directed by Advait Chandan. Kareena Kapoor is the female lead in the flick, in which Vijay Sethupathi will be playing a key role. Vivek Mushran, Manav Gohil, Vivek Garg and others are part of the cast.
Yogi Babu started his career in a small role in the movie called ‘Yogi’ way back in 2009 and the film title became his prefix thereafter. Since then, he acted in over 100 movies in Kollywood. In the last one decade, he has worked with the stars like Vijay, Ajith and Suriya among many others.