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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 Omkar
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Coach Pramod Kadam
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Little Omkar
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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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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

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INR 900,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$11,151,900 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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Kangana Ranaut and Tapsee Pannu were rumored to play Aamir Khan's daughters. See more »

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Gilehriyaan
Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by: Jonita Gandhi
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The best Indian film. Deserves an Oscar. Do not miss this masterpiece.
22 December 2016 | by (Greenland) – See all my reviews

Mahavir Singh Phogat is a former champion wrestler. He is married to Shobha Kaur. Phogat's dream is to win a gold medal for India in wrestling. He is unable to do this. He promises that his son will do what he couldn't do. However, although he loves them dearly, Phogat is disappointed when Shobha gives birth to four daughters. He does not believe girls can wrestle well. However, when two of his daughters, Geeta and Babita, come home after beating up two boys, Phogat realises how wrong he has been and begins to train his daughters in wrestling. The film is the story of how Phogat trained his daughters to become professional wrestlers.


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