Dangal Movie Poster


23rd December 2016- Action, Biography, Drama, Sports
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Dangal is a biopic on the Phogat family which has given this country some of the best women wrestlers.
Director: Nitesh Tiwari
Keywords: Women

Movie Cast

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Aamir Khan Aamir KhanMahavir Singh Phogat
Sakshi Tanwar Sakshi TanwarDaya Kaur
Fatima Sana Shaikh Fatima Sana ShaikhGeeta Phogat
Sanya Malhotra Sanya MalhotraBabita Kumari
Aparshakti Khurana Aparshakti KhuranaOmkar
Zaira Wasim Zaira WasimYoung Geeta
Suhani Bhatnagar Suhani BhatnagarYoung Babita
Ritwik Sahore Ritwik SahoreYoung Omkar
Girish Kulkarni Girish KulkarniCoach Pramod Kadam
Anurag Arora Anurag AroraMahavir's Brother
Mahesh Balraj Mahesh BalrajOrganiser
Vivan Bhatena Vivan Bhatena
Anmol Charan Anmol CharanLittle Omkar

Movie Details

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Movie NameDangal
Original Language Nameदंगल
English TranslationWrestling competition
Release Date23rd December 2016
Languages Hindi
StorylineDangal is a biopic on the Phogat family which has given this country some of the best women wrestlers.
Story SummaryDangal is a biopic on the Phogat family which has given this country some of the best women wrestlers. Aamir plays the patriarch of the family Mahavir Phogat who wanted his sons to fulfill his dream of becoming a champion wrestler. But when he gets blessed with only daughters, he is almost left heartbroken. That’s when something happens and he realises that his daughters are no less. Since then, his mission in life was to turn his daughters into wrestlers that not only the country but the world can be proud of. The premise of the story is so inspirational it will immediately make you excited about the film.
Run Time160 Mins
Censor RatingU/A
Movie BudgetINR 700000000
Gross IncomeINR 730000000000

Movie Crew

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Writer (story)Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta
Writer (Screenplay)Shreyas Jain, Nikhil Mehrotra

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Dangal is the highest grossing Hindi film domestically, and one of the highest grossing Indian films of all time with a worldwide gross of 7.3 billion INR 730 Crores (US$110 million).
  2. Dangal has been made at a budget of Rs. 70 crore. Aamir Khan himself revealed this fact while talking to the media.
  3. On 19 January 2016, Khan and the entire crew of the film shot in Delhi, at Talkatora Stadium, to film wrestling sequences. The crew then moved to Thyagaraj Stadium to shoot sequences of Commonwealth Games and National Games.
  4. The shooting took place in the villages of Gujjarwal, Narangwal, Kila Raipur, Dango and Leel in Punjab and Haryana.
  5. From September 2015 to December 2015, Aamir Khan gained 9% fat, weighing around 98 kg for Dangal, and from January 2016 to April 2016, he regained the shape that he had opted for in Dhoom 3
  6. Its India business stands at Rs 383.10 crore, crossed Rs 250 crore mark in overseas market. and in total has crossed 730 crores in lifetime earnings.
  7. The film was shown on an estimated 4300 screens in India and 1000 screens internationally.