Apart from the lead protagonist, Ritika Singh, who is a national level boxer, Saala Khadoos also stars 22 other female boxers. All the girls in the film are real life boxing champions from all over the world. The makers have roped in real life boxers from England, Thailand, USA to name a few countries. Also Read - R Madhavan Tests Positive For COVID-19, Says 'Virus Has Caught Farhan And Rancho This Time'
It was a longer process to reach out to all the boxers and to get them to be part of the film, putting their career’s to rest. Once offered, the boxers readily agreed as they believed in the film,their passion for the sport and the belief that Saala Khadoos would contribute immensely in encouraging the sport. ALSO READ: Saala Khadoos music review: R Madhavan starrer is mixed bag of energetic & lovable melodies! Also Read - R Madhavan Reacts to Baba Ka Dhaba Cheating Allegation: These Things Give People a Reason Not to do Good
In terms of their body language, physique and the way they play the sport, it was apt for the makers to rope in real life boxers. This helped the makers maintain the authenticity of the film. Also Read - R Madhavan, Himanshi Khurrana Hail Action Against Teenager Who Issued Rape Threat to MS Dhoni's Daughter Ziva
Saala Khadoos is a film by Rajkumar Hirani Films & Tricolour Films in association with UTV Motion Pictures and is directed by Sudha Kongara. The film is all set to release on 29th January 2016.