Dangal is an upcoming 2016 biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. It stars Aamir Khan portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. The latter is 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).
The music for Dangal is composed by Pritam, while lyrics is written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Kripa Shankar Bishnoi, a coach with the Indian women’s wrestling team, has trained Aamir Khan and the entire crew for the wrestling sequences.
Dangal is scheduled to release on 23 December 2016.