Aamir to Play Taapsee Pannu’s Father : Taapsee, Akshara and Deeksha to play Aamir’s daughters in Dangal
After super success of PK Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood, Aamir Khan is all set for his next release Dangal. The actor has beefed up for the movie where he will play the role of a wrestler. Aamir is also sporting a salt and pepper look for the film. As per the latest reports coming up, Aamir will be playing father to three daughters for which the hunt is on. The movie will be directed by Nitesh Tiwari who has earlier directed Bhootnath Returns.
According to a report published in DNA, three actresses – Taapsee Pannu, Deeksha Seth and Akshara Hassan are being considered for the roles of wrestlers.
“Taapsee has shown great promise and Nitesh was bowled over by her performance in Baby. Playing the daughter to a wrestler Aamir, Taapsee’s character too needs to be agile and athletic. The amount of stunts she pulled off in Baby is commendable. She is the perfect choice”, according to DNA. As per other production sources, “Nothing has been finalised yet with Deeksha and Akshara. “They have just auditioned for the film. Nitesh has liked their auditions but nothing has bee finalised now. But nothing has been finalised yet with Deeksha and Akshara. “They have just auditioned for the film. Nitesh has liked their auditions but nothing has bee finalised now.”
Dangal is based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Phogat and his daughters – Geeta, Babita and Sangita. Mahavir along with Geeta and Babita also made an appearance on one of the episodes of Aamir’s Satyamev Jayate.