Kartik Aaryan Is In A Completely Different Look For His Upcoming Movie Chandu Champion And We Cannot Wait

Bajrangi Bhaijaan famed Kabir Khan is directing Kartik Aaryan in a sports-based movie called Chandu Champion, hitting theatres in a few months. The popular actor will be seen in an avatar never seen before, and this anticipation has fans buzzing with excitement. Pegged to be one of the biggest releases in 2024, read on for more on Kartik Aaryan’s Chandu Champion.

Published On Apr 17, 2024 | Updated On Apr 17, 2024


Sports-based movies have always been a hit in India. A tried and tested formula, these movies bring forward the real-life events of many sportspeople who have made India proud. These movies also serve as an inspiration for the people, motivating them and firing them up. 
Bringing one of the latest movies in this popular genre, Kartik Aaryan stars in gearing up with his next movie, Chandu Champion. Directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, it also marks the return of the successful duo Sajid Nadiadwala and Kartik Aaryan. Chandu Champion is based on Murlikant Petkar, a war hero and India’s first Paralympic swimmer to win a gold medal. Chandu Champion's release date was announced as 14th June 2024 and has been creating massive interest ahead of its release. The incredible praise and reviews the Chandu Champion trailer has received are proof of fans eagerly awaiting the movie's release. Chandu Champion also promises to show Kartik Aaryan in a look he has not explored yet. Kabir Khan is known to have directed some of the best movies in Bollywood, and Chandu Champion promises to be one of the best movies in 2024.

Chandu Champion is based on Murlikant Petkar, a soldier of the Indian Army who miraculously survived nine bullets. Such bravado is the stuff of legends, making the movie seem even more intriguing. As the Chandu Champion trailer shows, Petkar rose above the challenges and tragedies life threw at him to become one of India's most successful sports persons. The movie follows the life journey of Petkar, introducing him as a soldier in the Indian Army and a boxer. But, the life of this young soldier turned upside-down when he reported to an Army base in Jammu and Kashmir, where he unfortunately suffered through an insurgent attack, taking nine bullets to his body. Although he recovered, he sadly was left paraplegic. How he rises above the challenges and emerges as the first Paralympic gold medallist of India forms the rest of the plot of this sports movie.

When Chandu Champion's release date was announced, people were instantly talking about the war hero who served as the inspiration behind the movie. Exploring the adventurous real life of the Indian soldier the movie is sure to be a roller-coaster. Calling Murlikant Petkar the man who simply refused to give up, Kartik Aaryan went above and beyond while he shot for the movie. To get into the character and the physique of a soldier, the actor went through intense training, even laying off sugar for an entire year. The results of his hard work shine through in the Chandu Champion trailer. Admittedly, a role the actor says he has never done, fans are counting down the days to watch him portray the celebrated war hero, Murlikant Petkar, on the big screen.

Kartik Aaryan leads the Chandu Champion star cast along with Katrina Kaif, making for a fresh pairing never yet seen before. The Chandu Champion star cast is also supported by many other talented actors, namely Bhuvan Arora, Palak Lalwani and more. Directed by Kabir Khan, the movie is in very capable hands. This movie is the first collaboration between Sajid Nadiadwala, Kabir Khan and Kartik Aryan. With such talent behind the scenes, Chandu Champion is all prepped for a dream launch.

So, circle off your calendars and watch Chandu Champion in theatres on its release to witness everything that sheer determination, grit and willpower can help a person achieve, no matter how impossible the situation seems. The incredible story of Murlikant Petkar, with the natural talent of Kartik Aaryan and the expert direction of Kabir Khan, will hands down be a treat to watch.

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