Dangal (film) 2016 Movie
Dangal (English: wrestling competition) is an upcoming Indian biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The film is produced by Disney Studio India. The film stars Aamir Khan portraying the role 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 is the native name of a wrestling site in Hindi which is popular in India. It has also regional names like Kusti and Pehlwani in India. Dangal is scheduled to release on 23 December 2016.The music for Dangal will be composed by Pritam, while lyrics will be written by Amitabh Bhattacharya.
The shooting schedule of Dangal commenced on 1 September 2015. Villages of Ludhiana have been given a Haryanvi transformation. The shooting took place in the villages of Gujjarwal, Narangwal, Kila Raipur, Dango and Leel in Punjab and Haryana. Interestingly, the village of Dango, which is in the Pakhowal Tehsil in Ludhiana, is veteran actor Dharmendra’s ancestral village. From September 2015 to December 2015, Aamir Khan will be gaining 9% fat, weighing around 98 kg for Dangal, and from January 2016 to April 2016, he will gain the shape that he had opted for Dhoom 3 and will hear the script for next future films, halting shooting of Dangal for said period. The first scene taken on 21 September 2015 in ludhiana with the presences of Mahavir Singh Phogat and his both daughters Geeta Phogat, Babita Kumari. The first schedule of shooting was also done in schools and in Dango village which is located in Pakhowal Tehsil in Ludhiana.