In fact, this special 'mahurat' shot witnessed the attendance of cast and crew of the film including Siddharth Roy Kapur and Amrita Pandey from Disney along with the entire Phogat family. "Aamir Khan 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.
Produced by Disney and Aamir Khan Productions, Dangal also stars Sakshi Tanwar, Suhani Bhatnagar, Zaira Wasim among others. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film is slated to release during Christmas 2016.
Aamir Khan is known for his unique films and it is also a well-known fact that the actor goes to extreme conditions to prepare for his roles. This time around too, the superstar is playing the role of a wrestler in Dangal and his character is based on the life of famous wrestler Mahavir Phogat.
The film recently went on floor in Ludhiana, Punjab and the makers took the 'mahurat' shot on September 21.