Superstar Aamir Khan has extended his best wishes to Ashutosh Gowariker for the release of his upcoming directorial 'Panipat'. Aamir and Ashutosh collaborated in 2001 for the movie 'Lagaan' -- which went on to become India's official entry for Academy Awards for that year.
Panipat, slated to release on December 6, stars Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles. The film is based on the Third Battle of Panipat -- between the Maratha Empire and Ahmad Shah Abdali.
"Dear Ashu, Wishing Sanju, Arjun, Kriti and you, all the very best for Panipat! May the film achieve all the success it deserves and more!Love.a," Aamir wrote on Instagram.
Arjun Kapoor plays Maratha warrior Sadashiv Rao and Kriti Sanon plays his wife Parvati Bai in the movie. Sanjay Dutt essays the role of Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali.
Panipat clashes with 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' starring Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Panday at the Box Office, releasing on the same day. And Salman Khan's Dabangg 3, which releases on December 13.