Published on 20 Oct 2016 | about 1 month ago
Dangal is an upcoming 2016 Indian Hindi biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. It stars Aamir Khan portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. The latter is 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" is the Hindi term for "a wrestling competition".
The music for Dangal is composed by Pritam, while lyrics is written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Kripa Shankar Bishnoi, a coach with the Indian women's wrestling team, has trained Aamir Khan and the entire crew for the wrestling sequences.
Dangal is scheduled to release on 23 December 2016
Directed by : Nitesh Tiwari
Produced by : Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Siddharth Roy Kapur
Written by : Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta, Shreyas Jain, Nikhil Meharotra
Based on : Mahavir Singh Phogat
Starring : Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra
Music by : Pritam Chakraborty
Cinematography : Setu