‘Rangoon’ actor Shahid considers this sportsperson his inspiration
The cute and adorable Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who has been lauded for his exemplary performance in “Rangoon” recently took to Twitter to compliment Indian wrestler Babita Phogat. The actor called the wrestler a true “inspiration” and was all praises for the tough lady.
Babita had tweeted to Shahid saying: "Shahid Kapoor sir I read in newspaper anywhere ki aapki wish hai ki aap Babita Phogat ka role play kare. 'Dangal 2' se ye wish puri hogi aapki (Shahid Kapoor sir I read in a newspaper somewhere that you wish to play Babita Poghat... Your wish will come true with 'Dangal 2')," she wrote.
@shahidkapoor sir i read in newspaper anywhere ki aapki wish h ki aap babita phogat ka roll play kare dangal 2 se ye wish puri hogi aapki— Babita Phogat (@BabitaPhogat) February 24, 2017
To this, the actor replied: "Haha that's so sweet of you Babita. You really are such an inspiration."
Haha that's so sweet of you babita. You really are such an inspiration. https://t.co/tBKeQ2pHdV— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) March 1, 2017
Babita and her sister Geeta Phogat's characters were brought to the silver screen in the Aamir Khan-starrer "Dangal", which was directed by Nitesh Tiwari.
Shahid, whose latest release is "Rangoon", will next be seen in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical "Padmavati". The film also stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.
(With IANS Inputs