On Monday (September 21), in Ludhiana, Punjab, the shooting of Aamir Khan’s next, which is said to be based on the life of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, started with the mahurat shot. Along with the cast and crew of the film that is being directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the entire Phogat family, including Mahavir, was present for the mahurat shot.
“Aamir had a long chat with the wrestler and his family members. Siddharth Roy Kapur, the producer of the movie, also joined the team for the first shot,” says a source from the film’s unit. “Aamir has gained 35kg for the role. In fact, he recently shared the first poster of the film on various social media platforms,” adds the source.
The film is produced by Disney and Aamir Khan productions.
Thursday, September 24, 2015