Mr. Perfectionist aka Aamir Khan is known for selecting not just his script with caution but is also renowned for selecting his co –stars with prudence. Hence after a hectic hunt for the main villain in his upcoming film DANGAL he has set his eyes on the dashing and debonair Vikram Singh, the baddie in Tiger Shroff debut hit film HEROPANTI.
According to reports Aamir Khan is quite impressed by Vikram Singh’s dynamic Rowdy Haryanvi Jat role of Rajjo Fauji in the film HEROPANTI. A source close to the unit said, “Since the movie DANGAL is set against the backdrop of the Haryana hence Aamir Khan and the director Nitesh Tiwari were searching for a smart actor who is well versed in the typical Haryanvi dialect.”
He added, “Besides the difficult language the other crucial criteria essential for the important role was a muscular and sturdy body as the character plays a wrestler in the film. After rejecting many, Aamir Khan and Nitesh Tiwari have focused on Vikram Singh as he fits the bill to a perfect ‘T’.”
“Vikram Singh excels in both the departments. In HEROPANTI he won huge applause for his flawless Haryanvi and as regards his body he is termed as Indian version of Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone,” quipped the source.
In fact Sabbir Khan, who directed him in HEROPANTI, would address Vikram as 'Sly' and 'Rocky' during the shooting of the film due to Vikram’s impressive physique, dynamic screen presence and uncanny resemblance to Sylvester Stallone.
It may be noted that Vikram has trained himself as a boxer in New Zealand and has made a big name for himself with movies like YA RAB. Down south he has played antagonist in many films including Mahesh Babu's REBEL.