The much awaited Aamir Khan starrer movie Dangal will be released in December 23, 2016. Aamir Khan has brought a true story of a father who trains his daughters to become world’s known wrestlers.
Dangal is a true story about Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two daughters, Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari. Geeta Phogat is India’s first female wrestler to win gold medal in Commonwealth Games 2010 and she is first women wrestler from India who qualified in Olympics. Babita Kumari won silver medal in 2010 Commonwealth Games, bronze medal in 2012 World Wrestling Championships and gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The movie shooting started in September 2015 and shooting was done in the villages of Punjab and Haryana.
Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra were chosen as the on-screen daughters. The reason behind this was both of them belong to Jat community of Balali village of Bhiwani, Haryana.
Cast of Dangal
Aamir Khan is playing the character of Mahavir Singh Phogat, Fatima Sana Shaikh as Geeta Phogat and Sanya Malhotra as Babita Kumari. Sakshi Tanwar will play the character of Daya Kaur wife of Mahavir Singh Phogat.
The film will show the story how Mahavir Singh trained his daughters to become world class professional wrestlers.