Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has hailed superstar Aamir Khan's recent release 'Dangal' and compared him with legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor for his performance in the movie.
Aamir Khan is seen playing the role of renowned wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in 'Dangal', who went beyond the societal norms to make his daughters world champions.
Rishi took it to micro-blogging site Twitter to praise 'Dangal' and Aamir said he is the Raj Kapoor of the present generation.
â€œAamir Khan, saw Dangal. For me, you are the new Raj Kapoor â€“ actor, director, producer, showman of our times. Absolutely wonderful. God bless you,â€ Rishi wrote.
@aamir_khan Saw "Dangal"For me you are the new Raj Kapoor-actor,director,producer, showman of our times. Absolutely wonderful.God Bless you!â€” Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) December 31, 2016
Ever since 'Dangal' has hit the theatres, the movie has been heaping praises from all over the world.
The movie has done a phenomenal business of Rs 216.12 crore within a week of its release.
While the entire team is overwhelmed with the success of the movie, Aamir, in one of his interviews, stated that it is very special moment for them as people are owning 'Dangal'.
"They feel itâ€™s their film. Itâ€™s very heartwarming and reassuring and makes us all feel very special," Aamir was quoted as saying.