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‘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

India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: March 01, 2017 15:09 IST ]
Shahid Kapoor

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.

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Babita Phogat

To this, the actor replied: "Haha that's so sweet of you Babita. You really are such an inspiration."

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

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