Aamir holds a special screening of Dangal for residents of Balali

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Aamir Khan has kept his promise. His Dangal that has turned out to be a winner at the box-office was screened to some 500 people in the Balali village in the Bhiwani district of Haryana recently. Balali is the village, Mahvir Singh Phogat and his girls hail from. Dangal is based on Mahavir Singh’s struggle to make champion wrestlers out of his daughters Geeta and Babita.

Aamir had visited Mahavir Singh’s house in November to attend Geeta’s marriage. During his visit to the village, he was requested to hold a special screening of the film. Aamir promised that he would do so once the film released.

Since the nearest movie hall is some 100 km away, Aamir held one big screening for the villagers. All arrangements from snacks, seating arrangements, transportation of the villagers to the venue were taken care of by Aamir. The villagers loved the film and couldn’t stop clapping and crying during the screening. Even Mahavir Singh and his family were present. After the screening, the villagers chatted with Aamir and expressed how happy they were seeing the glorification of their village.

More on Dangal: The producers have joined hands with Anand Gandhi for a virtual making of the film, an experience straight from the sets of Dangal. Now, for the first time, the audiences can see and feel how Aamir went through a body transformation for the film in an immersive virtual reality. Aamir permitted the ElseVR team to follow him on locations in Haryana and Mumbai for the Virtual Reality film.

Displaying thumbnail of video Dangal | Inside Dangal - 360° | In Cinemas December 23

 

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To introduce myself, I am a journalist, blogger and have also taught Political and Sports Journalism in the Future Media School in Kolkata. I am currently working with Sports News Crunch as a Consulting Editor and as a Guest Faculty at the Techno India University. Over all, I have around 15 years of experience as a journalist having worked with esteemed publications like Hindustan Times, Business Standard, The Pioneer and others. You can contact me at diganta2211@gmail.com. Diganta Guha
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