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Aamir Khan Starrer Dangal Wins Audience’s Hearts

opened in theatres across India on Day One, the mood among masses was ebullient. They trooped in droves with positive anticipation and excited with extreme satisfaction after having watched a phenomenally well-made movie. What sweetened the experience was also the fact that save for a few films, 2016 produced absolute duds. But as they say, all is well that ends well and Aamir Khan proved to be the knight in the shining armour who may have succeeded in pulling Bollywood from the abyss it found itself in this year.

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    Dec 27, 2016 at 9:22 am
    In the movie "Sultan", there was a beautiful romantic story running parallely with some good sporting actions. Though the romantic part is missing in this film, I would say "Dangal" is no less in entertainment value. Acting as an aged man, with his short muscular body, cropped hair setting off jutting ears, plunging eyebrows, and a serene scowl that almost never left his face; Amir looked like a jock version of Rushdie. Yet within that tight-lipped mask, he found a hundred ways to communicate emotions. After the stupendous success of Salman Khan in Sultan, Amir knew he could never match him in wrestling actions, so the actor with a good head on his shoulders chose to play the role of a mentor. The main wrestling action was pla by Fatima Sana Shaikh. She did a great job in both action and acting. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Nitesh Tiwary,  a little known director, did quite well in scripting and building up the climax. The rules of wrestling were nicely explained in the movie. Never for a moment, the film lost its momentum. Sakshi Tanwar didn't have much role to show her talent, but whatever chance she got, she did well. The two child actors, Zaira and Suhani flourished in their roles. The music was not that good, but this was not a romantic movie. The dialogues were witty. The choice of costume was apt for such a biopic. One interesting point is that Geeta (Sana) looked almost similar to Priyanka hi.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Now, here are some of my critical observations: no action of Babita was shown, even when we know she too won international medals. Perhaps, the director was handicapped to feature her within this 2 hours 40 minutes movie. It was not as if Hariyana didn't have wrestling infrastructure for females. But, it was not shown. The wrestling match between a grown up girl and her father was bit obscene. This does not happen anywhere. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The film is doing really well in the box office: it crossed the Rupees 100 crore mark in just 3 days. It also got rave reviews. I shall give 7 out of 10, and recommend you to see the film.