Nationwide Basketball Affiliation participant Satnam Singh Bhamara says celebrity Aamir Khan’s portrayal in “Dangal” reminded him of his personal father.
Praising the Nitesh Tiwari directorial, Bhamara, who created historical past final yr by changing into the primary Indian to get drafted into the elite skilled basketball league, additionally stated that actresses Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, who essay the Phogat sisters within the movie, have finished a “terrific job”.
“‘Dangal’ touched my coronary heart as a result of Aamir Khan’s portrayal of Mahavir Singh Phogat jogged my memory of how my very own father supported me in my preliminary years. The ladies have finished a terrific job, and the movie took me again to my preliminary days of wrestle after I was mastering the artwork of enjoying basketball,” Bhamara stated in an announcement.
He added: “‘Dangal’ displays the exhausting work that any sportsperson has to endure to achieve the large stage, no matter gender. The early years of a sportsperson, when assets are restricted, performs an enormous half in shaping his or her profession. And success is rarely achieved in a single day.”
The movie which launched on December 23, relies on Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari.
Bhamara alternatively additionally has a characteristic-documentary made on him titled “One in a Billion,” which chronicles his journey to turn out to be the primary Indian-born basketball participant drafted into the NBA.