Directed by Nitesh Tiwari
Produced by Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Siddharth Roy Kapur
Written by Nitesh Tiwari
Cost: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra
Music by Pritam ChakrabortyAlok dwivedi, Komail Shayan
Edited by Ballu Saluja
Production company: Aamir Khan Productions, The Walt Disney Company (India), Distributed by The Walt Disney Company (India)
Dangal (English: wrestling competition) is an upcoming Indian biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The film is produced by Disney Studio India. The film stars Aamir Khan portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta Phogat was 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). Dangal is the native name of a wrestling site in Hindi which is popular in India. It has also regional names like Kusti and Pehlwani in India.