Dangal is one of the most awaited Bollywood films of 2016. No wonder, it has the perfectionist ‘Khan’ in it who leaves no stones unturned in doing the best. Interestingly, we also have Salman Khan’s Sultan, SRK’s Rees up in the line yet ‘Dangal’ seems to be creating more buzz. Why is that? Well, let’s just check out!
Aamir Has Gained 30 kg for Dangal
Well, we all know Aamir Khan has gained a lot for Dangal but the precise weight that he has gained for this film is 30 kg and he now weighs around 98 kg!
Aamir Will be Seen in Two Distinct Roles
We will see Aamir in 2 distinct roles – one as a 60 year old wrestler and one as a 20 year old. Perhaps the film will have a flashback where we will see him as a 220 year old young lad.
Aamir Will Essay the Role of Mahavir Singh Phogat
The film is based on a real life story of a wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari. Geeta Phogat was India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. She bagged the gold medal (52 kg). Interestingly, the second place was bagged by her own sister Babita Kumari who won the silver(55 kg).
Sakshi Tanwar Will Play the Role of Aamir Khan’s Wife
TV actress Sakshi Tanwar best remembered as Parvati Aggarwal of Kahin Ghar Ghar Kii is finalized to play the role of Daya Kaur, Aamir Khan i.e.Mahavir Singh Phogat. Interestingly, 70 actress had auditioned for the role and Sakshi managed to impress the makers of the film.
Even Mallika Sherawat Auditioned for Dangal
In an interview Aamir Khan had revealed that even Mallika Sherawat was one of the 70 actress who had auditioned for the role. However, it looks like the makers found Sakshi more suitable than Mallika.
Aamir Khan was Quite Keen to Cast Rajkummar Rao
Everybody in Bollywood is applauding Rajkummar Rao for his work. And the perfectionist too was smitten by his acting. Interestingly, the two shared some screen space in Talaash and even approached him for an important role. Last heard, Rajkummar is part of Dangal and will be seen as a selector.
Baby Bharti of Chachi 420 is Geeta Phogat
Remember Tabu and Kamal Hassan’s daughter in Chachi 420? Well, the girl (Fatima Sana Shaikh) will be playing the role of Aamir Khan’s elder daughter Geeta Phogat. She was also seen as Suman in Agle Janam Mohe Bitya Hi Kijo TV serial.
Ayushman Khurrana’s Brother Too Will be seen in Dangal
Ayushman Khurrana’s younger brother Aparshakti Khurrana will debuting with Dangal. He is a RJ and a theatre actor. It is his resonating voice and personality that bagged him the role.
From January 2016 to April 2016, Aamir Will Get into His Thinner Version as that of Dhoom 3
In these four months, Aamir will not just get into his original shape but will work hard to get into his Dhoom 3 avatar. Now isn’t this dangerous? Well, that’s how the perfectionist Khan works for his films though it scares his mother and wife.
Aamir Khan’s Nephew is the Assistant Director
No, we are not talking about Imran Khan but Mansoor Khan’s son Pablo who will be assisting director Nitesh Tiwari for Dangal.
The shooting commenced this month and the film will release on 23rd December, 2016.