First look: Aamir Khan launches 'Dangal' poster, says no similarities with 'Sultan' [Photos]

Aamir Khan launched the poster of his upcoming film Dangal

FP Staff July 05, 2016 15:51:39 IST
Amir Khan launched the poster of his film 'Dangal' at an event in Mumbai on Monday, 4 July 2016. Aamir plays Mahavir Singh Phogat in the movie, which traces how Phogat trained his daughters Geeta and Babita to become medal-winning wrestlers. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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Amir Khan launched the poster of his film 'Dangal' at an event in Mumbai on Monday, 4 July 2016. Aamir plays Mahavir Singh Phogat in the movie, which traces how Phogat trained his daughters Geeta and Babita to become medal-winning wrestlers. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
Aamir was accompanied by director Nitesh Tiwari and producers Disney India's Siddharth Roy Kapur at the poster launch. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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Aamir was accompanied by director Nitesh Tiwari and producers Disney India's Siddharth Roy Kapur at the poster launch. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
Aamir said he launched the poster of 'Dangal' two days before 'Sultan' as it would help him grab the audience's attention. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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Aamir said he launched the poster of 'Dangal' two days before 'Sultan' as it would help him grab the audience's attention. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
“Sultan is going to be a huge super-duper hit. I want the millions of people, who will watch Sultan, to see the poster of Dangal. We just want to tell people that our film will also come in a few months (December). Sultan will have a bumper opening. We are using the huge potential that Sultan has to propel our film,” Aamir said, according to PTI. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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“Sultan is going to be a huge super-duper hit. I want the millions of people, who will watch Sultan, to see the poster of Dangal. We just want to tell people that our film will also come in a few months (December). Sultan will have a bumper opening. We are using the huge potential that Sultan has to propel our film,” Aamir said, according to PTI. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
The 'Dangal' team was also asked about the overlap between their film and 'Sultan' — as they both feature protagonists who are wrestlers. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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The 'Dangal' team was also asked about the overlap between their film and 'Sultan' — as they both feature protagonists who are wrestlers. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
“There are no similarities," Aamir was quoted by PTI as saying, to the 'Dangal'-'Sultan' overlap. "Only the aspect of wrestling is common. There are so many films that talk about revenge, so many romantic films. But the story of both our films is different." Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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“There are no similarities," Aamir was quoted by PTI as saying, to the 'Dangal'-'Sultan' overlap. "Only the aspect of wrestling is common. There are so many films that talk about revenge, so many romantic films. But the story of both our films is different." Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
Director Nitesh Tiwari spoke about the physical transformation Aamir underwent for the role in 'Dangal'. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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Director Nitesh Tiwari spoke about the physical transformation Aamir underwent for the role in 'Dangal'. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
Aamir plays a 20-year-old Mahavir Singh Phogat, who is a wrestler, and then a 60-year-old Phogat, who trains his daughters Geeta and Babita to become Commonwealth champions in the sport. He first gained and then lost a huge amount of weight to play the different ages of his character in the movie. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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Aamir plays a 20-year-old Mahavir Singh Phogat, who is a wrestler, and then a 60-year-old Phogat, who trains his daughters Geeta and Babita to become Commonwealth champions in the sport. He first gained and then lost a huge amount of weight to play the different ages of his character in the movie. Image by Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost