Aamir Khan: Mallika Sherawat did audition for ‘Dangal’


Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has revealed that actress Mallika Sherawat had auditioned for a role in his upcoming biopic. Aamir Khan is at present busy getting into the character of his upcoming biopic on wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. The movie is being helmed by Nitish Tiwari and Mallika had auditioed for the role of Aamir’s wife in the movie.

Aamir Khan confirming the news of Mallika Sherawat’s audition said, “The casting is still going on for the film. She is a wonderful actress… She contacted our casting director, auditioned for a role. We are concentrating on getting cast for the younger version that is – 12-14 years for Geeta and Babita (Mahavir’s daughters and women wrestling champs). Once this integral part of casting is done we will focus on my wife’s part and then there is another interesting character of my nephew.”

Names of several actresses like Kangana Ranaut, Tapsee Pannu, Urvashi Rautela and others had cropped up in speculations of about who will paly Aamir Khan’s daughter in the movie. But the roles were bagged by Fatima Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra. Aamir said, “We auditioned a lot of girls and have finalised Fatima Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra. We tested them and they are very good. These two young girls are very talented. These girls are training in wrestling.”

Watch the video below to meet Aamir Khan’s wrestler daughters in ‘Dangal’