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News Nation exclusive interview: Bollywood 'perfectionist' Aamir Khan reveals his ‘special’ reasons for playing role of Mahavir Phogat in Dangal

Superstar Aamir Khan’s Recent Release ‘Dangal’ Is Earning Humongous Box Office Figures, But Aamir Khan Has Another Reasons To Agree For ‘Dangal’ In Which He Is Portraying The Role Of Wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 28 Dec 2016, 02:18:12 PM
Watch News Nation exclusive interview: Aamir Khan reveals his ‘special’ reasons for playing role of Mahavir Singh Phogat in 'Dangal'

New Delhi:

Superstar Aamir Khan’s recent release ‘Dangal’ has touched the hearts of millions and the audience along with the critics are all praises for the movie.

The movie is working like magic at the box office and has made a phenomenal business of Rs 155.53 crore within its first week.

But besides the humongous box office figures, Aamir Khan has another reasons to agree for ‘Dangal’ in which he is portraying the role of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat.

While talking to News Nation exclusively, Aamir spoke why he agreed to the Nitesh Tiwari directorial, saying there were certain aspects that touched his heart.

“Firstly, this story is about a person’s dream, it is about a father’s relationship with his daughters, it is about two small town girls who went on to conquer the world. The story has so many layers of emotions and relations - you will see patriotism, an attempt to change the mentality towards girls. Besides, I loved the humor quotient of the story. So, there were many things that touched my heart and made me feel that I must do this movie,” Aamir said.

The superstar underwent extensive training for his role in the movie and hade major weight transformations as well.

‘Dangal’ is a story of Mahavir Singh’s struggle to who fought against all odds to mould his daughters Geeta-Babita into wrestling champions.

The movie also features Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanay Malhotra and Sakshi Tanwar in lead roles.


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First Published : 28 Dec 2016, 01:31:00 PM