Am I ready to play 55-yr-old on screen: Aamir’s first reaction on Dangal

  • ANI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jul 03, 2016 17:22 IST
Aamir lost a lot of weight to play his character in Dangal. (HT Photo)

Aamir Khan, who will be seen essaying the role of a 55-year-old wrestler in Dangal, recently revealed what his first reaction was after reading the script of the movie.

On being asked how he reacted after reading Dangal’s script, Aamir, 51 said, “When I read the script of Dangal I got excited but then I thought this guy must be around 55-years-old which is closer to my actual age. Am I ready to do that on screen?,” during an event held in the national capital, reports PinkVilla.

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For Dangal, the PK star has undergone rigorous workout sessions. He gained the weight from 68 kg to 93 kg in six months for his role of the ageing wrestler during the first phase of the film’s shoot.

While he underwent drastic weight loss for the latter half of the movie.

Read: Lose it like Aamir: His Dangal body transformation in 5 easy steps

The forthcoming movie, which is being directed by Nitesh Tiwari, also stars Sakshi Tanwar and Sanya Malhotra.

The film is scheduled to release on 23 December this year.

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