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Dangal (2016)

Unrated | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 21 December 2016 (USA)
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Biographical sports drama on former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters' struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

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Babita Kumari
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Omkar
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Young Geeta
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Young Omkar
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Coach Pramod Kadam
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Little Omkar
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Government Officer
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Biopic of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta Phogat was India's first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal (55 kg) while her sister Babita Kumari won the silver (52 kg). Written by Dibyayan_Chakravorty

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Дангал  »

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Budget:

INR 900,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,248,481 (USA) (23 December 2016)

Gross:

$11,151,900 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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After gaining 28 kg. for the initial shoot, Aamir Khan lost 25 kg. in 20 weeks to portray the younger(25 years old) character of Mahavir Singh Phogat. See more »

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Dhaakad
Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by: Raftaar
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Movie of the year. Its much better than sultan in terms of everything and script here worked out well
22 December 2016 | by (uae) – See all my reviews

"Direction was superb and Aamir's performance was excellent. A compelling narrative based on true story with a powerful message for women" My rating- 4.5/5 (Movie of the year and don't miss this flick)

Positives- 1.)Direction and screenplay- Direction and screenplay didn't bore us and we were glued to the seats as it was so engaging and entertaining.

2.)Aamir khan , Zaira (young Geeta), Fathima (geeta) , suhani (young babitha), sanya(babitha) and fathima (mother)- Everyone's performance was excellent. Amir's hardwork and dedication for this role can be seen through his performance. He once again proved to be Mr perfectionist. All girls who acted as daughters were very good and they portrayed their roles without any problems.

3.)Songs and bg score- Special mention for title song. Title song was great and suited the movie well. Hats off to Pritam and he once again proved that he is the best music director of bollywood.

4.) Cinematography and edits- Cinematographer captured wrestling scenes very well and edits of certain scenes were good.

5.)Strong message for women

Negatives- (NO NEGATIVES)

Is it a must watch? Yes!!! and watch it in theaters to get the feel.

Overall- This is the best Christmas treat for everyone from dangal team. This has Aamir Khan's best performance till date. And the major one is that it has strong message for women. Yes its a must watch movie and don't miss this flick!! My rating- 4.5/5 (Movie of the year and don't miss this movie)

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