Known for being meticulous about his work, Aamir Khan is leaving no stone unturned to look convincing in the role of Mahavir Phoghat in his next Dangal. He recently met the wrestler&’s daughters Babita and Geeta Phogat in Mumbai.
The two sisters flew down to the city from Haryana to meet the actor who was very keen to meet them.
“Their schedules finally matched, so the girls came down to Mumbai. Aamir was a gracious host and ensured that they were taken care of. It was an emotional meeting for the trio. They discussed Mahavir&’s life, what he had taught the girls and more,” said a source close to Aamir.
Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, ‘Dangal’ is based on the real-life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh and his daughters and their relationship.
The actor wanted to meet the sisters to know more about their father before he starts shooting for the film in September this year.
“He wants to understand his personality before he starts shoot for the film. The girls provided him with insight into their own respective journeys and their lifestyle back home. They stayed in the city for a couple of days and are excited to see how the film will turn out,” said the source.