Best known for her role as the little girl Bharti in the 1997-Kamal Haasan and Tabu starrer superhit Chachi 420, Fatima Sana Sheikh is all grown up and ready to hit the big screen once again. And this time she will be playing Aamir Khan’s daughter in his upcoming wrestler film ‘Dangal’.
Apart from Chachi 420, she also appeared in the Shah Rukh Khan-Juhi Chawla starrer ‘One 2 Ka 4′ and later essayed the role of Zoya in Santosh Sivan’s Tahaan.
In Dangal, Aamir will be portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta was India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she clinched the gold medal (55 kg) while Babita won the silver (51 kg).
Aamir plays both the younger and older characters of Phogat in the film, and he had put on weight upto 95 kilos to play the older part and is currently in the process of bringing it down to around 70 kilos.
“Dangal” is scheduled to release on December 23.