Mumbai, December 5 (CINEWS):Things are not all that hunky-dory between genuine wrestling champ Sangram Singh and the celluloid wrestler Aamir Khan. Aamir needed Sangram to assume the part of his primary adversary in the ring in Dangal, so that the battle in the terrific finale looks genuine.
There was one and only hitch. Sangram’s character needed to lose the opposition with Aamir. This, Sangram, a wrestling champ, declined to do.
Clarifies Sangram, “I have the most noteworthy respect for Aamir and when he solicited me to be part from Dangal, I was generally cheerful. Shockingly, I would need to lose the match with Aamir. This I couldn’t do.”
Sense of self or pride? Challenges Sangram, “Nahin, it’s not a matter of sense of self or pride. It is to do with safeguarding the poise, the appreciation and affection that my nation has given me. Only for the delight of being seen on screen with Aamir, I can’t play a failure. It will disillusion my supporters.”
Sangram wishes both Aamir and Salman Khan all the best with their wrestlers’ parts. “With geniuses like Aamir and Salman playing genuine wrestlers the game will get some positive consideration. Much the same as hockey did when Shah Rukh played a hockey player in Chak De!.”