India’s star wrestler Geeta Phogat who tied a knot with wrestler Pawan Kumar on November 20, 2016, had a dream wedding for more reasons than one as superstar Aamir Khan attended the wedding in the Haryanvi village of Balali on Sunday.
For the uninitiated, Aamir Khan plays the role of Geeta’s onscreen father Mahavir Singh Phogat in upcoming wrestling biopic “Dangal”. Aamir took a few days off from his busy schedule to attend the wedding. Reportedly, Aamir shares a great bond with Geeta and that he treats her like his own daughter.
Aamir has been coming to this village for two years while preparing for the sports biopic. He shot at Phogat’s old house too. Makers did some alterations to the house to suit the creative aspects of the film. One can see a beautiful painting of two wrestlers on the wall which was painted for the film.
Dressed in traditional attire, Aamir greeted the guests and the paparazzi with folded hands and personally supervised the buying of gifts for both the Phogats and the groom’s family.
Here are pictures of Aamir along with bride Geeta, Babita, the real life Mahavir Singh Phogat, co-stars Sanya and Sakshi Tanwar from inside the wedding festivities:
Inhabitants of the village who are not so used to being surrounded by journalists and shutterbugs said they are happy about the film. They said this will give motivation to young girls here.