The stars Fatima Shaikh, Zaira Wasim, Sanya Malhota and Suhani Bhatnagar has done justice to their roles in the movie, “Dangal”.
That must be appreciated! The Pehlwaan girls worked out and trained themselves with a higher intensity, 6 days a week for about 8-9 months to learn the best of wrestling.
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Under the training of Kripa Bishnoi , the trainer of the Indian Wrestling team who kept the same coaching program for them as he does for expert wrestlers although, he reduced the intensity a bit.
The 40-year-old wrestler and trainer is the man behind the muscle of Dangal. Centered on the lifestyle of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his children Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, the movie protrays how they gradually won the gold and silver medal respectively in the 2010 common wealth games.
Kripa Shankar was recognized to put in everything he had learned in his whole wrestling career. He told “It was a challenging process for me but I enjoyed it thoroughly.I had to make people learn who are not from the wrestling world.”
“The producers had ask me to shortlist some girls for the role of Geeta and Babita and I examined their capability to respond to different physical abilites.
Fatima Sana Shaikh done it effortlessly. She was very fast. After that Sanya Malhotra also proved herself,” he said.
The 4 girls used to be in unbearable discomfort for the first few months but they never spoke a word and never gave up.
Fatima Shaikh who plays the part of Geeta in the film even fractured her leg while coaching.
Zaira Wasim who was believed to be delicate, surprised everyone when she showed her skill in wrestling.
It was the ideal taken at one go and she, “Wrestled like a lioness” to quote Aamir Khan.
This biographical drama sports on the lifes of Geeta Phoghat and Babita Kumari perfectly served by the Dhakkad Ladies motivates the females all around the world to reduce their inferiority, to be a fearless lady and to battle their way through their challenges to obtain their goals.
Aamir khan too got harmed on the set.