Pune: Superstar Aamir Khan, who is currently here for filming his upcoming movie "Dangal", shot a portion of the film at Symbiosis University and is impressed with the university's founder S.B. Mujumdar.
As soon as the actor gained knowledge that the founder was originally a professor of botany, Aamir decided to meet him personally the next day.
"Had the pleasure and privilege of meeting Mr. S.B. Mujumdar, founder of Symbiosis University, and his wonderful wife. What a truly inspirational man. His contribution in the field of education in India and to the lives of lakhs of students who have benefited from Symbiosis, is simply remarkable," Aamir said in a statement.
"Mr. Mujumdar is truly a role model for all of us. Great to see that his daughters, Dr. Vidya and Smita, are carrying forward his legacy with such sincerity, passion, respect and best wishes," he added.
"Dangal", directed by Nitesh Tiwari, is based on the life of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and is jointly produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao and Siddharth Roy Kapur.