Daddy (2017 film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Daddy Daddy Film Poster.jpg Theatrical release poster Directed by Ashim Ahluwalia Written by Story and Screenplay: Arjun Rampal Ashim Ahluwalia Dialogues: Ritesh Shah Asad Hussain Produced by Arjun Rampal Rutvij Patel Starring Arjun Rampal Aishwarya Rajesh Rajesh Shringarpure Anand Ingale Nishikant Kamat Farhan Akhtar Cinematography Jessica Lee Gagné Pankaj Kumar Edited by Deepa Bhatia Navnita Sen Datta Music by Sajid–Wajid Distributed by Raksha Entertainment Release date 8 September 2017 Running time 134 minutes Country India Language Hindi Budget ?21 crores Box office est. ?15.5 crores Daddy is a 2017 Indian political crime drama film co-written and directed by Ashim Ahluwalia. The film stars Arjun Rampal, who also co-wrote and produced the film, portraying gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli. It also stars South Indian actress Aishwary
a Rajesh in the lead role. The official teaser of the film was released on 1 December 2016. Arjun Rampal promoted the film on "The Kapil Sharma Show" on 20 August 2017. Daddy is presented by Kundalini Entertainment and Karta Entertainment. The movie released worldwide on 8 September 2017, to a positive response from the critics and audiences alike, even if, grossing some worldwide 15 odd crores for a budget of 21 crores, it was declared a box-office flop. Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Release 4 Soundtrack 5 References 6 External links Plot In the 1960s and late 1970s, when Mumbai's textile mills were shutting down one after the other, many unemployed youths, including Arun Gawli (Arjun Rampal) resort to matka-gambling on the insistence of his friends, Rama Naik (Rajesh Shringarpure) and Babu Reshim (Anand Ingale), to earn some quick buck and form their own gang. However, soon, Gawli finds himself getting trapped in a vortex of crime when he is taken under the wings of Maqso
od Bhai (Farhan Akhtar, loosely modelled on Dawood Ibrahim) after committing a murder. Further, their clashes of ideologies and power games turn them against each other. Meanwhile, Gawli marries his sweetheart Zubeida Mujawar (Aishwarya Rajesh), who coaxes him to leave behind his murky profession. He almost makes up his mind to turn clean. But, when Rama gets killed in a brutal police encounter, Gawli takes in charge of their gang based in Dagdi. He suspects that Rama's killing was engineered by Maqsood and thus begins a gruesome gang war between them. Hot on the heels is a cop, Vijaykar Nitin, who wants to nab Gawli at any cost and take him to the task. The rest of the plot revolves around how one of India's most feared gangsters landed up in politics and his transition to becoming 'Daddy'.