Sanya Malhotra is making headlines these days for her role of Babita Kumari in the just released movie “Dangal”. While everyone is talking about the lead role of Geeta Phogat, played by Fatima Sana Shaikh, one cannot do injustice forgetting the role of Babita Phogat, played by Sanya Malhotra.

Anyone who has watched Dangal will realise the hard work Sanya has done to get into the skin of Babita Phogat, and she deserve a massive appreciation for that.

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Babita Kumari is an Indian female wrestler whose contribution at the commonwealth games is just incredible. Sanya Malhotra’s dazzling appearance as Babita Phogat in “Dangal” is the mark her Bollywood debut which is just a dream come true for any actor, where she is blessed to share screen space with Aamir Khan.

Here are some facts about Sanya Malhotra which many of you must not be knowing:

1. A Delhite

Sanya Malhotra is born and brought up in Delhi in a Punjabi family and she has also completed her education in the city.

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2. Moved to Mumbai for career

Eventually, Sanya Malhotra moved to “the city of dreams.” – Mumbai in 2013 with a dream to become an actress and now her dream have come true.

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3. Audition period

After a month of the audition, Sanya bagged the title role of Babita in the movie “Dangal”.

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4. Ballet dancer

Sanya is a well-trained ballet dancer.

Checkout Sanya’s dancing skills :

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5. Featured in TV commercials

Before making her debut in “Dangal” with Aamir Khan, Sanya also had appeared in TV advertisements.

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6. Beaten 10,000 girls for the role of Babita

After auditioning 10,000 girls in the country the makers of the movie “Dangal” selected Sanya Malhotra for the role of Babita Phogat.

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7. Sanya’s internship phase

Sanya had said that she was part of the Aamir Khan’s Production as an intern in order to learn the cinema.

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8. Sanya’s professional knowledge

Being in a cinema industry Sanya has knowledge about, pre-production, post-production, background score and VFX.

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9. Trained by Kripa Shankar

Playing the role of the international wrestler Babita Phogat was not an easy job. Sanya went through rigorous training under national wrestling coach Kripa Shankar Bishnoi.

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10. Sanya used to have curly long hair

Sanya had beautiful curly hairs which she sacrificed in order to fit into the role of Babita Phogat.

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Ready to kill with her looks.

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11. A wanderer

Sanya loves to enjoy and chilling out with her friends which are her most favorite pass time to do. She loves to explore nature and travel.

From mountains of Leh.

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To Beach

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12. An artist

Like her on-screen sister Fatima, Sanya, too, is an artist.

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13. Always ready to accept challange

To portrayed Babita Phogat was surely a challenging job for Sanya and she said about it that:

I want to do everything. I don’t want to restrict myself. I would love to do what comes my way, something that excites me.

14. From a non-film background

Bollywood was totally new for Sanya as she didn’t had any film background. She is among one of those actress who are not born with a silver spoon.

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15. Dream to work with Ranbir Kapoor

After doing a phenomenal job in the latest blockbuster flick with Aamir Khan, now the Dangal girl Sanya Malhotra is having a desire to romance with Ranbir Kapoor.

We wish this dream of her comes true very soon.

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