Newbies Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra rose to fame with their performances in Aamir Khan starrer wrestling biopic, Dangal. The girls essayed the roles of real-life wrestlers, Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat. The film was a biopic on Mahavir Singh Phogat, essayed by Aamir, who raises his daughters to become world champions in wrestling. Ever since their Dangal days, the two ladies have stayed close and been BFFs. Now, almost 2 years since Dangal release, they got an opportunity to meet the legendary Jackie Chan.
Dangal, which was a blockbuster in China, was nominated in several categories at the ongoing Jackie Chan Film Festival in Datong. Both Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh won awards at the festival and even got to meet the man of the hour. Fatima, who stunned in a beautiful Falguni Shane Peacock gown, had a Fangirl moment upon meet Jackie Chan. Sharing a picture, she exclaimed, , “Just had a fan girl moment. In love with him. It was such a pleasure to meet him, such a charming, kind and an amazing person he is.”
Sanya Malhotra, who looked elegant in a saree, too shared a moment with the actor and wrote, “Met a legend who’s so humble, gracious and hospitable. Thank you so much for having us.”
On the work front, Fatima Sana Shaikh will be seen in Thugs Of Hindostan alongside Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Amitabh Bachchan. The film is scheduled for November release. Sanya Malhotra, on the other hand, has two projects this year- Pataakha and Badhai Ho.