Aamir Khan’s ambitious project, Dangal movie, has finally paced up with its shoot. This project of Nitesh Tiwari is being looked forward by fans of Aamir Khan since he would be playing the role of the legendary wrestler Mahavir Phogat. Dangal will be a biographical sports drama. Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, is working hard for the project and is leaving no stone unturned in order to ‘get into the character’ to give a realistic look and feel to his character.
Dangal movie is being shot in different locations of Punjab. Aamir Khan is shooting in Punjab lately. A vital scene in the film was lately shot at one of the oldest schools in the state, located in Gujjarwal. Gujjarwal is a village in the Ludhiana district. The stated scene of Aamir Khan’s upcoming Dangal movie, is an important sequence that will show Mahavir Phogat paying a visit to the Government Senior Secondary School, which was established in 1857.
Aamir had to shoot with some school children and needless to say, the actor was really excited to shoot there. The Dangal star also met the school’s principal and his family, who were equally excited to meet him. Aamir Khan also found out during this visit that one of the school’s alumni happens to be the legendary Sikh freedom fighter Kartar Singh Sarabha. Apart from shooting at Gujjarwal, Aamir Khan also shot in Dango, another village in the Ludhiana district. Dango is also the ancestral village of the veteran actor Dharmendra.
Dangal is an upcoming biographical sports on the life of wrestler Mahavir Phogat and his daughters. The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Disney Studio India. The pivotal character of Mahavir Singh Phogat is played by Aamir Khan. Mahavir’s story needs to be told to the audiences since he fought against all odds to teach wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat.
Geeta Phogat was India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal and brought laurels to the nation. The cast of Dangal has been finalized and TV actress Sakshi Tanwar will be playing the role of Aamir’s wife. Dangal is basically the native name of a wrestling site which is very popular in India. Dangal is slated for a release in India on 23 December 2016.