Dangal Movie Review – Rajeev Masand, Taran Adarsh, Komal Nahata

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dangal movie reviews

Dangal Movie Review – The much-awaited movie of the year Dangal is finally released in the US and the film director Nitesh Tiwari and producer Aamir Khan plays a special screening for the Indian Bollywood celebrities yesterday.

Dangal movie is based on the life of Mahavir Singh Phogat former champion wrestler from Haryana. Who trained wrestling to his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari. The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, and Siddharth Roy Kapur.

It features Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, Sakshi Tanwar as Daya Shobha Kaur (wife of Mahavir Singh Phogat), Fatima Sana Shaikh as Geeta Phogat daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat, Zaira Wasim as young Geeta, Sanya Malhotra (Babita Kumari) daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat.

So, let’s have a look at the Dangal movie review by all critics like Rajeev Masand, Taran Adarsh, Komal Nahata, Anupama Chopra, Raja Sen, and Kamal R Khan at one place here given below.


Dangal Movie Review

Rating: 4/5. Review by Rajeev Masand on CNN IBN 18

Dangal is not a perfect film, but then few films are. It’s overlong at 2 hours and 41 minutes, and it’s both simple and simplistic in places. But it’s a solid and satisfying watch, a well-crafted look at what went into the creation of two sporting champions. It’s a film that makes the heart swell…when it isn’t pounding from all the excitement of the bouts. I’m going with four out of five.



1.) Rating: 4.5/5. Review by Meena Iyer on Times of India

In the story department, Dangal offers few surprises because Geeta and Babita’s historic wins at the Commonwealth Games and following championships are common knowledge. However, this screen adaptation serves as a recap of their arduous journey and it vigorously recaptures their stubborn father’s resolve to make them professional wrestlers against the odds. Since it encapsulates the historic wins of the Phogats, who brought India glory, the film is also bound to inspire more women to seriously consider kushti as a sport.


2.) Rating: 3/5. Review by Shubhra Gupta on Indianexpress

Dangal has real meaning but its message doesn’t overwhelm. Aamir Khan knows exactly when to ratchet it up and when to let go. The first-timers shine and fight for real. Sakshi Tanwar is familiar enough and yet new enough.


3.) Rating: 4/5. Review by Saibal Chatterjee on NDTV Movies

Dangal is the kind of sports film that usually eludes Bollywood. It knows the rules inside and out and meticulously plays by them without ever succumbing to dreary predictability. Dangal is an outright winner – a film that will pin you down and keep you in its grip all the way through.


4.) Rating: 4.5/5. Review by Taran Adarsh on Bollywood Hungama

DANGAL is a masterpiece. A terrific film that stays in your heart and remains etched in your memory much after the screening has concluded. A brilliant film that restores your faith in Hindi cinema. Actually, it won’t be erroneous to state that DANGAL is the finest film to come out of the Hindi film industry in a long, long time and mark my words, it will be remembered as a classic in times to come. It blends drama, emotions, sportsmanship, and patriotism extraordinarily… the icing on the cake being Aamir Khan’s towering act.


5.) Rating: 4/5. Review by Rohit Vats on Hindustan Times

This could be Aamir’s best performance till date. Yes, even better than Lagaan. A man making his daughters chase his dream. He cries, frowns, gets angry, looks old and tired, but is definitely one of us. When he shakes his head helplessly, you see a father in him. When he gets into a brawl, he is the brother you always depended on. When he wants to see you win, you know you have to perform. It’s not just his pride, it’s yours as well.


6.) Ratings:4/5. Review by Surabhi on Koimoi

Must-watch! Dangal is a rightly done sports drama inspired from a real story. Also sends out a strong feminist message. Aamir Khan’s Dangal has its heart in the right place. An incredible script and powerhouse performances leave you impressed.


7.) Rating:4/5. Review by Sukanya Verma on Rediff

Dangal is one of those few films that discuss strategy and technique in a manner that’s easy and entertaining to grasp. I am not familiar with the sport but by climax point, I could predict the winning move because of how well it was spelt out on earlier in the story.

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