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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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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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The first trailer for the film was released by Aamir himself on October 20th, 2016. It reached over 4.5 million views on YouTube in less than 15 hours, which is very surprising and unusual for an Indian film trailer. See more »

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Dangal
Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by: Daler Mehndi
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Wow. Awesome film n wonderful performance by Aamir. Disney n Aamir did a miracle with this film.
23 December 2016 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I saw this with my family in a theatre. Awesome experience. This is why i love Aamir khan movies. Proud to be an Aamir khan fan. Aamir's acting, effort n most importantly his passion is what makes his cinema so damn unique. First thing Dangal has going for it is Aamir khan. First off the acting was amazing. Aamir khan gave arguably the best performance of his career playing Phogat. He is the best actor in bollywood. Period. He shocked me by his transformation. I myself being a gym trainer knows the effort which goes in such kinda transformation. Without Aamir I don't think this movie could have achieved what it has. Sakshi Tanwar gave a great performance as his wife. The daughters Fatima n Sanya gave lovely performances. The  child actors were good too. The music was good. The direction by Tiwari was the best of 2016. This movie was never boring and full credit shud go to the director. The cinematography gave you a feeling as if what you are watching is real. The village was captured well. Overall you don't have to like wrestling or know wrestling to appreciate this movie. Its a wonderful movie. The movie is written very well. Superb screenplay n crispy editing.


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