Aamir Khan’s Upcoming Movie Dangal
Dangal Movie is a biopic of Mahavir Singh Phogat portraying by Bollywood film stars Aamir Khan directed by Nitesh Tiwari. Mahavir Singh Phogat who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta Phogat was India’s first female wrestler to win at the Commonwealth Games 2010 where she won the gold medal(52 kg) and her sister Babita Kumari won the silver(55 kg) and won gold in 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Dangal is the Indian name of wrestling which is very popular in India. It has also regional names like Kusti and Pehlwani in India. Dangal Movie is scheduled to release on 23 December 2016.
Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, Sakshi Tanwar as Daya Kaur, wife of Mahavir Singh Phogat, Sanya Malhotra as Babita Kumari and Fatima Sana Shaikh as Geeta Phogat, daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat, , Rajkummar Rao as selector, Zaira Wasim as child Geeta Phogat, Suhani Bhatnagar as child Babita Kumari, Vikram Singh, Aparshakti Khurrana (Brother of Ayushman Khurana) and Gautam Gulati. Mukesh Chhabra is the casting director of Dangal.
Mallika Sherawat had auditioned for a role in Dangal. But, after auditioning of 70 actresses for role, Sakshi Tanwar is finally selected for the role as Daya Kaur (wife of Mahavir Singh Phogat).
Aamir has lost some weight and learnt Haryanvi lessons and dialect training for Dangal. However, Aamir Khan has reportedly gained 30 kg weight for new role & now weighing 98 kg for the role of wrestler. He is playing two distinct role in the film, 20 yrs. old who is depicting role of young life of Mahavir Phogat wrestler and on the other hand second is 60 yrs. old same wrestler.
Aamir has learnt Haryanvi lessons and dialect training for Dangal.
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The shooting of Dangal will commence from 1 September 2015. Villages of Ludhiana have been given a Haryanvi look. The shooting will take place in Kila Raipur, Punjab and Haryana.