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Dangal (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Biography, Drama | 21 December 2016 (USA)
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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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Nitesh Tiwari
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Credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... Mahavir Singh Phogat
Fatima Sana Shaikh ... Geeta Phogat
Sanya Malhotra ... Babita Kumari
Sakshi Tanwar ... Daya Kaur
Aparshakti Khurana ... Omkar
Zaira Wasim ... Young Geeta
Suhani Bhatnagar ... Young Babita
Ritvik Sahore ... Young Omkar (as Ritwik Sahore)
Girish Kulkarni ... Coach Pramod Kadam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ravi Aneja Ravi Aneja ... Referee
Anurag Arora Anurag Arora ... Mahavir's Brother
Mahesh Balraj ... Organiser
Vivan Bhatena ... Harkinder
Anmol Charan Anmol Charan ... Little Omkar
Karamveer Choudhary Karamveer Choudhary ... Father of Mahaveer Singh Fogat
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Storyline

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 (51 kg). Written by Dibyayan_Chakravorty

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You think our girls are any lesser than boys?


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In China, it has more than 181 million on Tencent Video (130 million in Hindi, over 51 million in dubbed Mandarin), more than 144 million on IQiyi (120 million in Hindi, over 24 million in Mandarin) and over 75 million on Youku. See more »

Goofs

The scene where the chicken shop owner's daughter gives Mahavir a packet of Prasad for Geeta makes little sense, because they're not Hindu in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Young Babita: We missed training just for a day. What was the need to create such a big scene?
Young Geeta: What kind of father forces his daughters to become wrestlers? Make them wake up at 5 am to run. Works them like slaves. Makes them fight boys. And if they protest, he cuts their hair. May God never give anyone such a father.
Geeta's wedded friend: I wish God had given me such a father. At least your father thinks about you. Otherwise, our reality is the moment a girl is born, teach her to cook and clean, make her do all the household ...
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Connections

References Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) See more »

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Idiot Banna
Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by: Jyoti Nooran and Sultana Nooran
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Energetic,emotional,patriotic and a good message
23 December 2016 | by sarkar-64044See all my reviews

excellent work by the whole cast and crew,and as always a work of perfectionist,brought up a good story and something which was buried in past ,a thing which a society doesn't accept,great work on focusing on that aspect,and a moral booster for women's,and a emotional line up for doing something for the country,showing the nation,the struggle of a father ,making that aspect possible,which the society don't even want to think about it,and Mr khan's prismatic performance as an champ wrestler,struggling father and a coach,after all Mr khan's most emotional film and as always a perfectionist as ever,to end a great step to lightened the darker side of the society


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wrestling Competition See more »

Filming Locations:

Ludhiana, Punjab, India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR700,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,248,481, 25 December 2016

Gross USA:

$12,391,761

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$303,723,636
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Runtime:

| (Mainland China Cut Version)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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