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    Dangal Movie (2016) Cast, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection

    Dangal Movie (2016):

    Dangal (English: ”Wrestling Competition”) is a Hindi biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao under Aamir Khan Productions with Siddharth Roy Kapur under The Walt Disney Company India. The film stars Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, a pehlwani amateur wrestler who trains his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari to become India’s first world-class female wrestlers. Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra portray the adult versions of the two Phogat sisters, Zaira Wasim and Suhani Bhatnagar their younger versions, Sakshi Tanwar their mother, and Aparshakti Khurana adult version of their cousin, Ritvik Sahore his younger version, all of them except Tanwar and Sahore in their film debuts.

    Development on the film began in early 2013 when Tiwari began writing the script. Khan had interviewed the Phogat sisters in 2014 on his talk show Satyamev Jayate, before Tiwari approached him with the script months later, after which Khan became the lead actor and producer. Set primarily in the Indian state of Haryana, principal photography commenced in September 2015 in the neighbouring Punjab. Satyajit Pande served as the cinematographer and Ballu Saluja as the editor. Pritam scored the film’s background music and soundtrack, lyrics for which were written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Kripa Shankar Patel Bishnoi, a coach with the Indian women’s wrestling team, trained Khan and the cast for the wrestling sequences.

    After a North American premiere on 21 December 2016, Dangal was released worldwide on 23 December and received positive reviews from critics, with praise centered on the film’s “honest” depiction of a real-life story and Khan’s performance, emotional weight. It was also screened at the Beijing International Film Festival in April 2017 and second BRICS festival in June 2017. At the 62nd Filmfare Awards, it won four awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Khan) and Best Action (Shyam). At the 64th National Film Awards, Wasim won Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Geeta’s younger self. Overseas, Dangal won the inaugural Best Asian Film award at Australia’s 7th AACTA Awards, 2017’s Best Foreign Film and Top Foreign Actor (for Aamir Khan) from China’s Douban Film Awards, and two Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards, and was nominated in the Asian Brilliant Stars category at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.

    Dangal was a commercial success, setting several records at the box office including the highest-grossing Indian film, the sixth highest-grossing non-English and non-Mandarin film, and the 19th-highest-grossing sports film worldwide. Produced on a budget of ₹70 crore (US$10.42 million), the film grossed ₹2,024−2,200 crore (US$311–330 million) worldwide, including $216.2 million in China, becoming one of the country’s top 20 highest-grossing films and the highest-grossing non-English foreign film in China. It was a one and only film to cross 2,000 crores benchmark The film has also been watched more than 400 million times on Chinese streaming platforms, as of November 2018.

    Dangal Movie Information:

    Movie NameDangal
    Country India
    Language Hindi
    Release Date21 December 2016 (United States)
    23 December 2016 (India)
    Running Time2hr 41min
    StarringAamir Khan
    Sakshi Tanwar
    Fatima Sana Shaikh
    Zaira Wasim
    Sanya Malhotra
    Aparshakti Khurana
    Directed by Nitesh Tiwari
    Written byNitesh Tiwari
    Piyush Gupta
    Shreyas Jain
    Nikhil Meharotra
    Story by Curation: Nitesh Tiwari
    Concept: Divya V. Rao
    Narrated by Aparshakti Khurana
    Produced byAamir Khan
    Kiran Rao
    Siddharth Roy Kapur
    Cinematography by Satyajit Pande (Setu)
    Edited by Ballu Saluja
    Music byPritam
    Production CompanyAamir Khan Productions
    Walt Disney Pictures India
    Distributed byUTV Motion Pictures
    Budget₹70 crore 
    Box Office Collection₹2,024 crore (US$311 million)

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    Dangal Movie 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).

    Dangal Movie Cast and Characters:

    • Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat
    • Sakshi Tanwar as Daya Shobha Kaur – Mahavir’s wife
    • Fatima Sana Shaikh as Geeta Phogat – Mahavir’s eldest daughter
      • Zaira Wasim as Child Geeta
    • Sanya Malhotra as Babita Kumari – Mahavir’s second daughter
      • Suhani Bhatnagar as Child Babita
    • Aparshakti Khurana as Omkar Singh Phogat – Rajpal’s son; Mahavir’s nephew
      • Ritvik Sahore as Teenage Omkar
    • Ananya Sharma as Child Ritu Phogat – Mahavir’s third daughter
    • Lakshita Goyal as Child Sangeeta Phogat – Mahavir’s youngest daughter
    • Girish Kulkarni as Pramod Kadam – Coach at the National Sports Academy
    • Vivan Bhatena as Harkinder – Mahavir’s colleague
    • Shishir Sharma as Head of Department of the National Sports Academy
    • Meenu Prajapati as Jasmeet – Geeta’s friend at the National Sports Academy
    • Badrul Islam as Shamim – Owner of meat shop[33]
    • Karmveer Choudhary as Maan Singh Phogat – Mahavir’s father
    • Anurag Arora as Rajpal Singh Phogat – Mahavir’s brother; Omkar’s father

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