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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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Daya Kaur
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Babita Kumari
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Omkar
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Young Geeta
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Young Babita
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Young Omkar
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Coach Pramod Kadam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Mahavir's Brother
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Little Omkar
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Chicken Shop owner
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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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Girish Kulkarni expressed that he had a good time working with Aamir Khan for the film and that Aamir Khan never bought his star presence on the sets. See more »

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Dhaakad
Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by: Raftaar
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Very Strong - A Must Watch 10/10
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Story: 9/10 A Very True inspiring story of former wrestler champion Mahavir Singh Phogat whose dream is to win a gold medal for India in wrestling. But he fails to achieve that, then He avow that his son will do it. However, he got disappointed when his wife gives birth to four daughters.

Music: 9/10 Amazing, Very touching background. Greatly Synced Title track will give you goosebumps

Direction: 9/10 Nitesh Tiwari achieved what he wanted, Got a new name, One of the best directors of Bollywood.

Acting: Aamir Khan: 10/10 This time as a father, He will amaze you in every scene. His acting skills are deeply great. Whenever I watch Aamir's movies, I feel his acting. He loves acting and entertaining the world since He came to the Film Industry.

Fatima Sana Shaikh: 9/10 Sometimes I still watch Chachi 420, because I love Kamal Hassan. And Fatima Sana Shaikh was the little girl in Chachi 420. Seriously I have seen her after Chachi 420. And after Dangal she will go so far.

Aamir Khan and the two lead actress are the best cast roles in a long time, but overall cast done an amazing job.

Dangal is humorous and Inspirational Journey.


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