Dangal

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Dangal (Wrestling Competition) – biopic of Mahavir Singh Phogat who trained his daughters to be world champions in a male-dominated arena.

Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaik
Director: Nitesh Tiwari

India release date: Dec 23, 2016
Genre: Biopic, sports, action, biography, drama
Mins: 2 hours 41 mins

 

“There comes a time when a star gives in to the demands of a role which he knows will make him not-pretty.”

Rating: three stars | Full review |

Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
“Beneath the surface… is an incurable and irrepressible feudal patriarch who waited for his wife to deliver the long-cherished male child.”

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Shoma Chatterjee, The Citizen.in

 

“So impressively measured is the actor… that he completely erases the boundary that separates the star from the role.”

Rating: four stars | Full review

Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV
“Aamir Khan is the indisputable hero of the middle class, and sports and nationalism are locked in a deadly embrace.”

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Nandini Ramnath, Scroll.in

 

“A thrilling Biopic!… Aamir Khan hogs the show entirely here. He ages right in front of our eyes – going from late teen to sixty.”

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Johnson Thomas, The Free Press Journal
“What evokes sheer awe though is the raw, rough, visceral choreography of the fights, quite a few memorable ones in this 161-minutes long film.”

Rating: four stars| Full review

Sukanya Verma, Rediff.com

 

 

 

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