Shabana Azmi who watched the Aamir Khan’s Dangal at a special screening on her 66th birthday said it was the best birthday gift ever.
Shabana, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, also praised the film’s lead actor Aamir Khan, director Nitesh Tiwari and producer Kiran Rao.
“Watching Dangal is the best birthday gift I could get. Thank you Aamir Khan, Nitesh Tiwari, Kiran Rao, Fatima, Sana … you are outstanding,” Shabana tweeted on Monday morning.
Dangal is a biographical sports drama film directed by Tiwari, who previously helmed films like Chillar Party and Bhootnath Returns.
Shabana has been acclaimed for her movies like Mandi, Ankur, Masoon and Arth.
Dangle features Aamir portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat.
He has played both younger and older versions of Phogat in the film, and he had put on weight up to 95 kg to play the older part and is currently in the process of bringing it down to around 70 kg. – CINEWS