Mr Perfect Aamir Khan scored his career’s best with PK last year and the movie has been directed by Rajkumar Hirani. Vidhu Vinod Chopra produced the movie and Anushka Sharma played the female lead in the film. PK ended up collecting Rs 900 crores and emerged as the highest grossed Indian film.
Aamir is now shooting for his next movie titled Dangal and the movie is being directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The movie is the life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geetha Phogat who won Gold and Silver medals in 2010 Commonwealth games.
Dangal is the exact Hindi name for wrestling and Aamir Khan has taken 5-6 months to shape himself as a wrestler. He practised wrestling for 8 hours regularly and he put on huge weight to look as a wrestler for the movie.
Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Rajkumar Rao will be seen in other important roles in the movie and the shoot of the film is currently going on in Ludhiana. The last schedule of the film has been interrupted as Aamir has been hospitalized because of the rigorous training sessions of wrestling. Along with these, his comments on Intolerant India made him disturbed and he wanted to participate in the shoot after he is out completely from all these.
Aamir is now completely fit and is participating in the shoot from Monday. The second schedule will be shot till the third week of January in Ludhiana and its surroundings. Pritam is composing the music and Dangal is being produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao and Siddarth Roy Kapoor on Aamir Khan Productions and Disney World Cinema banners. Dangal will complete all the formalities and will hit the screens on December 24th 2016 on the eve of Christmas.