The audience has seen ‘The Dangal Girls’ Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, who has been portrayed as wrestler Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat in Aamir Khan’s film. Undoubtedly, Fatima is not new in the film industry.
Dangal Girls Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra unknown facts
1. Fatima Sana Shaikh has played a pivotal role in Kamal Hassan film ‘Chachi 420’ and has also worked with Shah Rukh Khan in ‘One 2 Ka Four’.
2. After 20 years, Fatima is back on silver screen. After two decades Fatima has made her way in Aamir Khan film with her childlike enthusiasm. Fatima Sana Shaikh is the person who has played the role of Geeta Phogat in the wrestling biopic.
3. In the chat show Koffee With Karan, Fatima described how she was jobless for the last three years before she has gone to the audition for ‘Dangal.’ Further, she has added that for the previous three years she was not getting any role nor ad films.
4. In 1997 in the film ‘Chachi 420’ we have seen her playing the role of Bharti. Fatima has also played the role of Suman in the television show ‘Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo.’ She was also seen in five films in fleeting roles.
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5. Fatima has done her graduation from St. Xavier’s School, Mumbai, and Mithibai College. At the early age, she forayed into the glamor business.
6. Sanya Malhotra has made her debut with ‘Dangal.’ She has played the role of wrestler Babita Kumari. She is a fresh face in the film industry.
7. After a month of the audition, Sanya has bagged the much-coveted role. This Delhi girl Sanya is a trained ballet dancer.
8. Sanya has also worked in one of the Tata Sky commercials, in which she has already been featured with Aamir Khan.
9. Sanya has also appeared in several ads before starting her career in acting.
10. In 2013, Sanya moved to Mumbai to become an actor and dancer.
11. Sanya has said that she was working with Aamir Khan Production as an intern to understand cinema. Further, she has stated that we have been interning in Aamir’s production house.
12. Sanya has learned about pre-production, post-production, background score, VFX, etc. There, we are not only becoming a better actor but also as a better person.
13. After auditioning 10,000 girls in India both Sanya and Fatima were chosen.
14. Both the girl has gone through a grueling training of two years to play the role of international wrestler Geeta and Babita. Both were trained by National wrestling coach Kripa Shankar.
15. Aamir Khan’s film ‘Dangal’ is doing well (let me say it ‘outstanding’) at the box office. The film has managed to collect the business of Rs. 200 crore worldwide. Besides Aamir Khan, this time Dangal Girls have got the credit for the success of this film.