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Movie Review: DANGAL****

DNMUM379998 | 12/24/2016 | Author : Bryan Durham | WC :383

Dangal ****

Directed by: Nitish Tiwari
Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Aparshakti Khurrana, Hafiz Khan

What it’s about
It’s easy to make a film on cricket because it is such a popular sport. What possessed Aamir Khan to take up the role of an ageing, overweight, retired wrestler is something only he can explain, but the fact that he played the part proves that he doesn’t care about how box-office friendly it is, as long as it has the right emotions. And that, Dangal has in abundance.
Dangal is based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat — the man who popularised wrestling for women. It was his dream to win a gold for his country at an international event.
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