Aamir Khan is all bulked up to play a young Mahavir for Dangal
The biopic revolves around Haryanvi wrestler Phogat, who taught the sport to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta.bollywood Updated: Jun 13, 2016 18:24 IST
He once played the aging clock in reverse for the role of an engineering student in 3 Idiots, and superstar Aamir Khan has again travelled back in the time to play younger version of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in his upcoming film Dangal.
The biopic revolves around Haryanvi wrestler Phogat, who taught the sport to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta.
The 51-year-old Aamir is set to start filming, in next two days, the scenes where he is required to look young.
Sharing on Twitter a photo of himself sporting a moustache and looking beefed-up, Aamir wrote, “2 days to go before I shoot for young Mahaveer...”
The picture not only garnered praise from the PK star’s fans but also from his colleagues in Bollywood.
“That’s Incredible @aamir_khan - how do you do it every time,” tweeted actor Riteish Deshmukh.
“Been witness to this transformation in gym!. Amazing dedication and focus!” posted actress Lara Dutta.
Been witness to this transformation in gym! :-). Amazing dedication and focus! https://t.co/pPdgKB1QgQ— Lara Dutta Bhupathi (@LaraDutta) June 13, 2016
Hero actor Sooraj Pancholi wrote, “#MondayMotivation #goals #inspiration @aamir_khan sir.”
Dangal, also features TV star Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, has been directed by Bhootnath Returns’ Nitesh Tiwari.
Aamir has also co-produced the movie.
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First Published: Jun 13, 2016 18:23 IST