The youngster, who received goodies galore from the Bollywood actor-producer, says the 'Taare Zameen Par' star made him feel 'optimistic' about life.

Aamir met Bitla following a Facebook post, where it was mentioned that the latter wanted to meet the 'PK' star and thank him for the 2007 film 'Taare Zameen Par', which gave him courage.

Thereafter, Aamir shared that he was keen to meet his 14-year-old special fan, and he ensured they met.

Post their meet, a Facebook page in the name of Team Nihal Bitla posted with multiple images of Nihal and Aamir with captions like, "Thank you Aamir uncle for making my dream come true. Your 'Taare Zameen Par' always inspired me to face adverse situations and I was always knew that one day I will meet you."

Bitla even gifted Aamir a drawing of lord Ganesha, which the actor is said to have appreciated.

Progeria is an extremely rare genetic disorder wherein symptoms resembling aspects of ageing are manifested at a very early age.

It was megastar Amitabh Bachchan's portrayal as Auro in 'Paa', which brought forth the disease into mainstream knowledge.


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