Aamir Khan To Play Astronaut Rakesh Sharma

Aamir Khan, who is all set to appear as a wrestler in his upcoming movie "Dangal," in which he portrays the character of wrestler, Mahavir Singh Phogat will reportedly play the real-life character of Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma the first Indian to go into space in 1984, in his next film.


Rakesh Sharma, the Indian Air Force pilot to become a cosmonaut, was part of space programme by India’s ISRO and Russia’s Soviet Intercosmos.


Even though reports are doing the rounds, there is still no official announcement from the actor's or the makers' side.