Am I ready to play 55-year-old on screen: Aamir on 'Dangal'

Aamir Khan recently revealed what his first reaction was after reading the script of the movie.

Published: 03rd July 2016 10:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2016 11:20 AM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Bollywood’s perfectionist Aamir Khan, who will be seen essaying the role of a 55-year-old wrestler in ‘Dangal’, recently revealed what his first reaction was after reading the script of the movie.

On being asked how he reacted after reading ‘Dangal’s script, Aamir, 51 said, “When I read the script of Dangal I got excited but then I thought this guy must be around 55-years-old which is closer to my actual age. Am I ready to do that on screen?,” during an event held in the national capital, reports PinkVilla.

For ‘Dangal’, the ‘PK’ star has undergone rigorous workout sessions. He gained the weight from 68 kg to 93 kg in six months for his role of the ageing wrestler during the first phase of the film's shoot.

While he underwent drastic weight loss for the latter half of the movie.

The forthcoming movie, which is being directed by Nitesh Tiwari, also stars popular television actress Sakshi Tanwar and actress Sanya Malhotra.

The film is scheduled to release on 23 December this year.

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