Arjun Rampal starring crime drama ‘Daddy’ released on 8 September

Daddy is an Indian political crime drama film starring Arjun Rampal in the lead role who has portrayed the character of a gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli. So first let us have a look at the details of Arun Gawli.


Arun Gawli is an Indian politician and a former gangster who entered the Mumbai underworld in 1970 along with his brother Kishor.  They both joined a criminal gang called “Byculla Company” led by Rama Naik and Babu Reshim. Gawli took over this gang after Rama Naik was killed in a police encounter. Gawli’s gang was also involved in a power struggle with Dawood Ibrahim gang. Arun Gawli founded Akhil Bharatiya Sena political party and also won the MLA seat from the Mumbai Chinchpokli constituency in 2004. Gawli was found guilty by the court for the murder of Shiv Sena leader Kamlakar Jamsandekar and so he was imprisoned in 2012.

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About Daddy:

Ashim Ahluwalia is the director of this film which is co-written by Arjun Rampal and the director.

Initially, the film was supposed to release on 21 July 2017 but after the request of Arun Gawli’s daughter Geeta, the release date of the film was postponed to 8 September 2107.  She wanted that the film should release when his father comes out on parole so the filmmakers accepted her request.

The South Indian actress Aishwarya Rajesh has played the female lead role in Daddy. The official trailer of the movie is out and the other cast of the film includes Rajesh Shringarpure, Anand Ingale, and Nishikant Kamat.  Arjun Rampal promoted this film on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ on 20 August 2017.

Arjun Rampal who has been criticized for his acting skills has managed to stay in B-town for about 16 years and he has also won a National Film Award. He has impressed the viewers with his role of Arun Gawli in the teaser of Daddy.

The poster of Daddy features Arjun Rampal as the mafia don Arun Gawli having a long beard and an intense. Arjun Rampal seems perfect with his Marathi accent in the trailer which recreates the Mumbai underworld of the 1970s.

So to summarize, the movie gives a deep insight into the Mumbai underworld and traces Arun Gawli’s journey from a dangerous gangster to become a public caring politician.

This film is expected to win the heart of audience so we should not miss it on 8 September.

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