Aamir started shooting Dangal in young Avatar

Bollywood star Aamir Khan resumed the shooting of Dangal here at the Akhada Leel near Toosa village on Thurday in which he was seen in new muscular Young avatar. Film will release on 23 December. 'We are coming in Christmas week. We are not able to release the film on 16th December. THis will release on 23 December' , Aamir confiremed. 51 year old actor will play character of Mahaveer Singh Phogat in Dangal. In this Nitesh Tiwari directed film, Aamir Khan gained till 95 kgs for old age wrestler character and to show the small season he reduced his weight. For his young avatar, he shared his to his fans on social media this week, this star took break of 4-5 months. He said, 'when I came Ludhiana, then I was too fat. Then we filmed those scenes where Mahaveer became old. 85% of the film is about that only. Now we are shooting for those parts, when Mahaveer was young.' The set, which was set up at the famous “Akhada” (wrestling pit) gave a genuine feel to the shoot and was full of ‘langot’-clad wrestlers, who were seen flexing their muscles. Some of the key elements including a photograph of lord Hanuman, body-building equipment and cow dung cakes on the walls added to the urban feel of the sequence. Despite of shooting in Hot and Humid weather, actors and crew were success to start the shooting of the film. In that part, Aamir, donning blue striped shirt, trouser and a 'gamchha' to keep the heat at bay, can be seen cheering for two wrestlers. Sakshi Talwar who will be seen as Mahaveer's wife in the film and Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, who play Mahavir’s daughters — Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari will be seen in the film, but not seen on the set. About preparing for Mahaveer's character, Aamir shared that he was taught wrestling by Kripa Shankar Patel. 'He one of the National Coach Of India. He works with Indian Railway, we took special appointment for him, because our film will promote the game wrestling. For this film he gave his 1 year and taught my screens daughter everything about the wrestling' ,Aamir said. Aamir was asked, why he shot for older version of Mahavir before his younger age, he said, 'everyone is asking me how I lost my weight, because when I started the shooting, then I finished PK, in which my body was good, my 90% body was fit and I was also fit. Then I heard Dangal story, then director said that you are ready for this (younger version of Mahavir) and should later gain weight for the older version. But when you film will be finished then I will be left with 95 kgs, then we decided that we will shoot Mahavir’s older look first and then I take four-five months in which I’ll be having a set goal of losing weight. Shooting of Dangal is to wrap up in 10 days.