Dangal has been marked as one of the most successful films ever. The film featured Aamir Khan in the lead, who essayed the role of Hariprasad. The actor earned immense praise for his work in the film.

However, with that, not many know that Aamir Khan wasn’t the first choice for the film. As reported in Koi Moi, the makers had Irrfan Khan in mind for they wanted a method actor to bring out the best of the character in the film.

But once, the script was done, the makers headed to Aamir Khan for the film, and it never reached Irrfan Khan.