Dangal, in which Aamir Khan plays a wrestler in his prime and then past it, is the latest in several sports films he's made
Aamir Khan's Dangal is based on the real-life story of ex-wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (played by Aamir) who was forced to give up his dream of competing in international competition
Aamir Khan tweeted pictures of daughter Ira and her friends wearing Dangal T-shirts
Aamir Khan underwent a drastic change for Dangal. This behind-the-scenes video talks about Aamir's transition into a bulkier Mahavir Singh Phogat and back to a lean version
"I recently met him and requested that we should do a film together as it has been so long. He has also agreed, if the dates fall in place. I will definitely do a film with him in future," said Murugadoss
Harshvardhan put himself through an incredible physical transformation to play a leaner and a bulkier version of his character
"Dangal, sir, I am really looking forward to. What a wonderful story, the way you approach the role with your physical transformation and everything," said Ranveer
"Aamir and the Katti Batti story started almost a year ago. I went and narrated the script to him after which he suggested one very important change," he said
"Transformation has happened. I feel it is because of Kiran-ji. Her influence on me is very bright," the 49-year-old said in an interview
The much-awaited Hollywood movie Transformers: Age of Extinction will have a special showcase at the forthcoming Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) in Leh in the Jammu and Kashmir region, simultaneously with its worldwide release on June 27.
It's not always easy to be true to a role, especially if it requires a drastic physical change. And yet actors in India and Hollywood have undertaken bold physical transformations to be true to a character.