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Dangal (2016)

Unrated | | 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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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
Mahesh Balraj ...
Organiser
Anmol Charan ...
Little Omkar
Badrul Islam ...
Chicken Shop owner
Jagbir ...
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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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shuai jiao ba! Ba ba  »

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Budget:

INR 700,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$11,151,900 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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The film was shot in reverse with the climax first where Aamir Khan plays and older character and the start was shot last where he plays younger character. See more »

Goofs

At the end credit of Blu-ray version of this film Sakshi Tanwar is credited as Mahavir's (Amir Khan's character) mother. But she played the role of his wife. 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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Referenced in Godha (2017) 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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Aamir is back with a stellar performance of a decade !
21 December 2016 | by (India) – See all my reviews

DANGAL is a masterpiece. A terrific film that stays in your heart and remains etched in your memory much after the screening has concluded. A brilliant film that restores your faith in Hindi cinema. Actually, it won't be erroneous to state that DANGAL is the finest film to come out of the Hindi film industry in a long, long time and mark my words, it will be remembered as a classic in times to come. It blends drama, emotions, sportsmanship and patriotism extraordinarily… the icing on the cake being Aamir Khan's towering act. This rich-in-merits film has a major advantage too -- the holidays ahead Christmas and New Year -- which will ensure a glorious run at the ticket counters. A must, must watch!


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