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Aamir Khan to sing and rap for Dangal

Here’s some good news for Aamir Khan fans: We have just come to know that the 50-year-old actor will also lend his voice for a song in Dangal, where he plays legendary wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat.

bollywood Updated: Jul 20, 2016 14:47 IST
HT Correspondent
Aamir Khan plays legendary wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in Nitesh Tiwari’s Dangal.
Aamir Khan plays legendary wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in Nitesh Tiwari’s Dangal.

Here’s some good news for Aamir Khan fans: We have just come to know that the 50-year-old actor will also lend his voice for a song in Dangal, where he plays legendary wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari.

Composed by Pritam and penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya, a release by the filmmakers confirmed that the song will involve rapping in an upbeat track.

Read: Aamir’s daughters in Dangal to get a personal introduction through a song

Aamir Khan on the first poster of Dangal. (Twitter)

The Dangal actor practised singing for two weeks before recording the song with Bhattacharya and Pritam to ensure that the track is well done.

Read: Aamir plays a wrestler but you won;t see him in a langot in Dangal

Aamir earlier crooned for 1998 film Ghulam (Ae Kya Bolti Tu) and Sarfarosh (Is Deewane Ladke Ko). He has also lent his voice for reading out few lines between songs in Fanaa (Chanda Chamke).

Watch Aamir and Rani Mukherjee in Aati Kya Khandala (Ghulam, 1998)

Watch Aamir and Sonali in Iss Deewane Ladke Ko (Sarfarosh)

Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, Dangal is the story of a father fighting for his daughters’ dreams with wrestling as the backdrop. Sakshi Tanwar plays Mahavir’s wife. Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra essay the roles of Mahavir’s daughters -- Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari -- in the film.

Read: Aamir didn’t make six-pack abs because of Salman

Dangal is slated to hit theatres on December 23.

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