Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' has created a lot of buzz. The actor will be seen in a new avatar for which he even put on weight for a beefed physique. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film has Aamir essaying a father. He will be playing the role of legendary wrestler, Mahavir Phogat.
There were several speculations about who will play his daughters, Geeta and Babita Kumari. Several famous names like Kangana Ranaut, Taapsee Pannu and Akshara Haasan were rumoured to essay those girls. But, the makers of the film were quite clear that they wanted new talent, for which they even conducted many auditions. Now it seems their search has come to an end.
They have finally zeroed down on two fresh faces for the film. Fatima Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra have reportedly been selected for the roles of Geeta and Babita. Mumbai-based girl Fatima has worked in some TV serials while, Sanya happens to be from Delhi and is a trained ballet dancer.
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While the film will focus on the two girls who at the age of 22 and 20 made history, a search is still on for actors who will play their younger versions.
'Dangal' will hit the big screens in 2016.