Dangal is a biographical sports drama movie directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The movie has Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead roles. The movie is releasing simultaneously in Hindi and Tamil on Dec 23.
The movie stars Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari.
The former is India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal. Her sister Babita Kumari won the silver. “Dangal” is the Hindi term for “a wrestling competition”.