After being discussed in the news for quite some time, to play Amir Khan’s wife in Dangal, Mallika Sherawat is unfortunately no longer in the run of “Who Amir Khan’s wife would be? race”. Apparently, Mallika Sherawat auditioned for the film.
Aamir Khan starrer Dangal is a biopic based on the life of acclaimed wrestler Mahavir Phogat his star daughters Geeta and Babita, chronicling their relationship. The film is set to go on the floors in September this year.
Despite the speculations rounds that Mallika Sherawat was auditioned for the role but now we have a different report that suggests that Bade Achhe Lagte Hain fame Sakshi Tanwar will be seen playing the role of Mrs Mahavir Phogat aka Aamir Khan’s wife in the Nitesh Tiwari film.
Rumor is that; Sakshi Tanwar was selected after the makers auditioned over 70 actresses for the role. While it was chemistry, comfort level and body language that the makers were looking for, they found that Sakshi fits the bill.
There was plenty of speculation on who will play Aamir Khan’s daughters in the film.
Names of several actprs like Kangana Ranaut, Tapsee Pannu, Urvashi Rautela and others had cropped up in the media but ultimately Fatima Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra bagged the coveted roles after months of auditions. “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,” Aamir said.