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Aamir To Shoot In Turkey

Updated: May 2, 2015 9:49 am

According to reports, Aamir Khan has been invited by the Ministry of Tourism of Turkey to film Dangal, his upcoming sports drama, in their country. Aamir plays a retired wrestler, Coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, who coached his two daughters in the sport. Geeta Phogat, was India’s first female wrestler to win gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games while Babita Kumari took home the silver.  “The Turkish Ambassador is a huge fan of Aamir and when he was in Mumbai recently, he met the actor and extended an invitation to shoot his film there. He’s promised the unit full co-operation from the local authorities,” informed the actor-producer’s spokesperson, adding that wrestling has been popular in Turkey since the 10th century and even today, matches are held all over the Eurasian country.

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