These ladies floored us with their power-packed performances in Dangal for which they had to undergo some rigorous training. And now that the film has garnered massive acclaim from critics and movie-goers alike, let’s take a look at their life after the phenomenal success of the film.
The 16 year old Zaira Wasim, who played the younger version of Geeta Phogat, hails from Kashmir and studies at St Paul’s International Academy. After her marvellous performance in Dangal, this little superstar has already bagged another role in Aamir Khan’s home production called Secret Superstar.
Suhani, who played Babita Phogat, hails from Faridabad and is currently studying at DPS. She began her modeling career with a print ad for Monte Carlo after which her big breakthrough came with Dangal. According to an interview, she managed to score a whopping 92.6% in her final exams, right after concluding the shoot for Dangal. And now she considers shifting base to Mumbai if she gets good opportunities.
Fatima Sana Shaikh
Actress Fatima Sana Shaikh, who played the role of the older Geeta Phogat, is a popular face who has also appeared as a child artist with Kamal Haasan in Chachi 420. And according to a recent interview, she stated how she hopes to work with the South Superstar again. She also states how she is open to doing all kinds of roles that are challenging and exciting for her as an actress.
Sanya Malhotra, who played wrestler Babita Kumari in Dangal, definitely managed to impress us all in the film. But little do people know that Sanya has also worked as an intern for Aamir Khan’s home production to gain an in-depth understanding of cinema. According to a recent interview, she stated how she would never restrict herself as an actor and would love to choose some exciting projects in the future, whenever they come her way.