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Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Aamir's 'Dangal' face on sand

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Guinness World Record-holding sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand art depicting the face of superstar from the "Dangal" poster on the sands of Versova Beach here.

On Wednesday, he made a larger-than-life sand sculpture of Aamir's face with a 'Keep the Beach Clean' message, read a statement from Zee TV, which will bring the world television premiere of "Dangal" on Sunday.

It took the sand artist eight hours in the sweltering heat of Mumbai to put together his sand tribute to Aamir.

Pattnaik said in a statement: "It is a privilege to pay a tribute to an artiste of the stature of His 'Dangal' begins in the sand and so does mine. Here's raising a toast to the 'Dangal' in all our lives!"

The channel will also offer an opportunity to audiences to meet and interact with Aamir.

Supported with a contest run on local radio stations and social media, fans who will ask the most exciting questions to Aamir will get a chance to meet and interact with him live during the shoot of the chat show "Dangal Dangal Baat Chali Hai", which will be telecast on Sunday after the film's world television premiere.

In "Dangal", Aamir essays the role of former wrestler Mahavir Phogat, the father of Indian women wrestlers Geeta and Babita Kumari Phogat.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 15:48 IST
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