Daddy, a political crime drama film starring Arjun Rampal as living gangster Arun Gawli, has been the most difficult film ever for actor.
“It is definitely the most difficult film, I’ve ever done. It is not an easy film to do; it is a tough character to play. It is a portrayal of a person, who is living. And I hope I’ve justified it completely” said Arjun Rampal.
Arjun Rampal hosted a special screening on his upcoming biopic movie, Daddy, which is based on living gangster turned politician, Arun Gawli. The actor talks about the pressure of depicting the role and making the film.
“Every day there was pressure; I mean this movie is like a pressure cooker. The subject of the film is such, it is a tense subject. It is a film, which needed to acquire lot of rights from people; the movie has a huge cast and chronicles a long span of time and to bring the authenticity about it on-screen was difficult, but the end result, I am very happy with” said Arjun Rampal.
Arun Gawli, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of a politician from the right-wing Shiv Sena party, is known as “Daddy” among his followers.
Arjun Rampal has co-written the script and worked extensively on getting the look, diction and mannerism of Arun Gawli.
The movie also stars South Indian actress Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead role along with Nishikant Kamat, Anand Ingale and Rajesh Shringarpure in pivotal roles.
Daddy is presented by Kundalini Entertainment and Karta Entertainment. The film is co-written and directed by Ashim Ahluwalia, is set to release on 8th September 2017.