After making the world know about the lives of wrestlers through their biopic Dangal, acclaimed wrestler Babita Phogat will now rule the small screen with &TV’s popular show Badho Bahu. According to the reports the wrestler will play herself in the show.
Speaking about Babita’s appearance in Badho Bahu, Dipti Kalwani who is the producer of the show said to a leading Indian daily, “I am over the moon and I can’t wait to see Babita and Badho in the same akhada. It’s a dream come true when your inspiration stands in flesh and blood with your character. Babita inspired me to write the show and it’s the proudest moment for me. I will cherish it all my life. I would really like to thank Babita and the &TV team for making my dream a reality.”
In the previous episodes, Badho was preparing for her official wrestling match, now, in the upcoming episodes, she be wrestling against the international wrestling champion Babita Phogat.
On being asked whether the character of Badho played by Rytasha Rathore will defeat Babita in the wrestling, Dipti said, “It’s impossible for a newcomer to beat a champion but trust me, we have some really exciting time ahead.”
Moreover, the show was supposedly to feature both sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, however, Geeta couldn’t be a part of the show due to prior commitments.
Previously, Geeta Phogat was seen wrestling her fears on a reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi.
Badho Bahu airs on &TV from Monday to Friday at 9:30 PM, starring Rytasha Rathore and Prince Narula in the lead roles.