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Here’s why former wrestling coach PR Sondhi hates Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’

Aamir Khan with PR Sondhi

Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal might have gained over critics, film buffs in addition to grapplers, however former wrestling coach PR Sondhi is hardly amused.

The person, who had educated the Phogat sisters forward of their participation within the 2010 Commonwealth Video games, is miffed with the makers for displaying a personality modelled after him in a unfavourable mild. Sondhi says he’s conscious that few fictional occasions had been added to make the movie entertaining, however it mustn’t have been at his expense.

Girish Kulkarni as PR Kadam
Girish Kulkarni as PR Kadam

“They’ve modified the identify to PR Kadam within the movie, however someplace the character is loosely primarily based on my life. I’ve identified Mahavirji (Phogat, wrestling coach and father of Geeta and Babita Phogat) for a few years and he’s an intensive gentleman. His two daughters have skilled beneath me for greater than three years and never as soon as did he intervene. I do not perceive the necessity to present the character as such a taskmaster. There have been 4 different coaches, who have been additionally concerned [in the training], however they have not been proven within the movie in any respect,” he says.

The 70-12 months-outdated argues the movie’s ultimate scene is solely fictional — the coach is seen locking Mahavir in a room throughout the Video games so that he’s not in a position to cheer for his daughter. “Distortion of details has harm my popularity. As soon as I watch the movie, I’ll communicate to the wrestling federation. I additionally plan to satisfy Aamir and search a proof.”

Sondhi met Aamir in Ludhiana when he was capturing for the movie there. “Kripa Shankar Bishnoi, who skilled Aamir for Dangal, has been my pupil. Once we all met, Aamir requested me basic questions on wrestling, however not as soon as did he talk about something concerning the movie. He ought to have instructed me how they have been planning to painting the coach’s character,” he says.

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