Indian wrestling champs Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari took on the centre stage, only this time it was not on the wrestling mat. The real Dangal girls turned into gorgeous divas for a rocking traditional photoshoot. We all know beloved Phogat sisters, 28-year-old Geeta and 27-year-old Babita as Commonwealth Games gold medal winning champions but now the country knows their hard-fought journey to reach the goals. Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s ambitious sports biopic, Dangal based on the sisters’ father and former wrestler Mahavir Phogat. Newlywed Geeta and her younger sister Babita are mostly seen toiling hard on the wrestling turf, but they surprised everyone with their new ethnic avatar in this happening photoshoot. The latest pictures of gorgeous girls are breaking the internet. ALSO READ: Geeta Phogat & Pawan Kumar wedding: Dangal wrestler turns perfect bride on her wedding day (Watch Video).
Dangal is raking in the moolah at the domestic and international box office. It is receiving wide appreciation from critics and fans alike. Considered a rightful movie on the women empowerment, Dangal highlights the journey a father takes to turn his daughters into world class champions. Aamir Khan essayed the role of Mahavir Phogat while Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra are playing the role of Geeta and Babita. In real life, Fatima and Sanya are glamorous girls while Geeta and Babita are tough champions. But the real Dangal girls turned the tables with their glamorous badass ethnic attires.
Deepak Ansuia Prasad Bhardwaj did the photoshoot at the Guru Shyam Lal Akhada in New Delhi saw Geeta and Babita in never seen avatars. The girls posed in traditional lehengas, newlywed Geeta in red while Babita chose a pink outfit. They wore matching chunky jewellery, right from big naths (nose-rings), huge jhumkas to maang-tika and not to forget the sunglasses. Their palpable swag in the photoshoot is evident from the pictures. ALSO READ: Geeta Phogat, real Dangal wrestler’s gold medal winning moment at Commonwealth Games 2010 final! Watch video.
Geeta Phogat who married fellow wrestler Pawan Kumar on November 20, 2016, was joined in by her husband in the photoshoot. She looked a powerful soul in the perfectly winged eyeliner as her husband looked at his confident wife lovingly. 23-year-old Pawan who is five years younger to Geeta is also a bronze medal winner in 2014 Commonwealth Games. The lovely couple were blessed by Aamir Khan on their wedding. Meanwhile, Babita Phogat’s innocence shines out in the photoshoot as she shines through. ALSO SEE: Wrestler Geeta Phogat ties knot with Pawan Kumar; Dangal star Aamir Khan attends the wedding, see pics!
Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari put Indian wrestling on the world map along with fellow superstar male wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt. Geeta is touted to be the flag bearer in female wrestling after she became the first woman to clinch the gold medal in 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi. She was also the first Indian female wrestler to participate in the Olympics. ALSO READ: Geeta Phogat: This inspiring real-life video of the wrestler is giving is major feels!
Babita Kumari followed her big sister in the Delhi Games and bagged the silver medal. Babita went one step ahead in the following Commonwealth Games in 2015 held in Glasgow, Scotland. She made the country and her family proud by bringing gold medal in Glasgow Games 2014. We wish the Phogat sisters would keep making our country proud in real Dangal at world platforms and be an inspiration for the millions of young girls. (Picture Credits: Deepak Ansuia Prasad Bhardwaj).