Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

Mar 14, 2018, 12:32 IST
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat is the first Indian to win a gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games. She did so in 2010. She is also the first Indian female wrestler to enter Summer Olympics. (Pics/ Geeta Phogat's Instagram)

    1/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat with her husband Pawan Kumar (c) and family members at their home

    2/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and her husband Pawan Kumar look cute and seem quite cosy in this photo

    3/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat with her sister Babita Kumari. Babita was the first to follow Geeta's footsteps into wrestling and has also won a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

    4/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat shares an adorable photo with her mother Daya Kaur. She faced major hardships during Geeta's younger days

    5/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat's husband Pawan Kumar is also a wrestler. The two of them make for a cute couple

    6/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Fantastic 4gats: Geeta Phogat with her sisters Babita Kumari (top left), Ritu Phogat (top right), and Sangita Phogat (bottom left)

    7/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat with her husband Pawan Kumar strike a cool pose

    8/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat is a huge fitness freak and is often seen in her workout gear

    9/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat with her father Mahavir Singh Phogat and sisters - Babita, Ritu, Sangita and Vinesh. Bollywood star Aamir Khan portrayed the role of Mahavir in the Bollywood blockbuster biopic 'Dangal'

    10/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat proves she is as strong as any man! Here seen carrying her husband Pawan Kumar

    11/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat with her sisters and brothers on Raksha Bandhan

    12/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and Pawan Kumar were married on 20 November 2016

    13/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and her hubby Pawan Kumar share a cool photo calling it 'Sunday Vibes'

    14/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari with actresses Fatima Sana Sheikh (left) and Sanya Malhotra (right). Fatima and Sanya portrayed Geeta and Babita respectively in the Bollywood film 'Dangal'

    15/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat with her sisters Sangita and Ritu during a training session

    16/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and Pawan Kumar share a colourful pic on Holi

    17/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and Pawan Kumar during training. They often train together

    18/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat and singer Monica Dogra rock the black and white look

    19/20
  • Geeta Phogat: The girl who was Aamir Khan's inspiration for Dangal

    Geeta Phogat dons a traditional salwar kameez - something that is not part of her usual attire

    20/20
  • loading...

About The Gallery

Indian female wrestler and Commonwealth Games medallist Geeta Phogat is a true fighter in life. Her accomplishments led to Aamir Khan making a biopic on the Phogat sisters titled Dangal. On Instagram, Geeta Phogat is all about loving her husband, sisters and parents. These photos prove it

 

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

 

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK