Aamir Khan fans are eagerly awaiting for his upcoming film Dangal, wherein, we will see the superstar playing the role of a wrestler for the first time. While the scout for the actress who will play Aamir’s wife is still on, two debutants were finalized to play Aamir’s daughters in the film.
Earlier we had reported that Fatima Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra bagged the role of Aamir’s daughters in the film. Now, Zaira Wasim from Kashmir and Suhani Bhatnagar from Delhi have been roped in to play the younger versions of Aamir’s daughters. From what we hear, the makers were in search of kids for the roles since early this year. After undertaking many screen tests, the makers decided to cast new faces.
As per our source, The girls are staying at Aamir’s Bandra apartment and follow a set routine every day. Every morning the girls train for wrestling with Aamir Khan. Aamir has lunch and dinner with the girls each day. Evenings they train for Haryanvi lessons to get the dialect right and then they hit the gym. Aamir is training them personally and stays with them throughout the day.
The Nitesh Tiwari film Dangal is based on the real life story of Mahavir Singh Phogat, a trained wrestler who coaches his daughters. Geeta Phogat, his elder daughter was India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Common Wealth Games where she won the gold medal while her sister Babita won the silver.
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