Daddy (2017) (2017)

Hindi 2 hrs 14 mins Drama
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 33
User Score
Total Votes: 3

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Review Summary: Arjun Rampal gives a great performance in a visually arresting but a stale re-telling of Arun Gawli's escapades in 'Daddy'

Average Critic Rating: (2.59)
Cast: Arjun Rampal
Director: Ashim Ahluwalia
Release Date: 08 Sep 2017
Est. Budget: 28.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 7.0 CR

Plot: The film stars Arjun Rampal, who also co-wrote the film, portraying gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli Read more

Daddy (2017) - Top Reviews

I’m going with two-and-a-half out of five.
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Arjun Rampal's Powerful Performance Creeps Up On You Without Warning
A thickly-populated circuitous plot ruins this Arjun Rampal film
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Arjun Rampal plays the 'Robinhood' of Dagdi
Ritika Handoo, Zee News
The biopic of the reluctant gangster Arun Gulab Gawli is brilliantly shot, the film gives us a great insight into the gangs that ruled Bombay during the seventies and eighties. A decent watch
Manisha Lakhne, Now Running
here's a Lot To Appreciate, But It's Not Enough
Rajeev Masand, News 18
Arjun Rampal Gives Gawli A New Life In Daddy
Subhash K Jha, Bolly Spice

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Daddy (2017) - All Reviews

Multiple perspectives on Arun Gawli don’t add up to a compelling whole
Arjun Rampal-starrer Is a Brave Attempt, But Fails To Rise Above Its Flaws
Kriti Tulsiani, News 18
This well-recreated portrait of a 1980s Mumbai don seems a tad too familiar
Deepa Gahlot, Scroll.In
More like a boring documentary on Arun Gawli
Rohit Bhatnagar, Asian Age
A well crafted frame, searching for a perfect picture
Vishal Verma, Glam Sham
Despite Arjun’s Hard Hitting Performance, Screenplay Acts As A Letdown
What distinguishes “Daddy” from the many campy gangster films Bollywood has produced is that it at least attempts to try something different within the genre. But scratch the surface, and it is yet another film that romanticizes a gangster and attempts to redeem him.
दाऊद से जब टकराया था पहला 'हिंदू डॉन', क्या हुआ था ये कहानी कहती है 'डैडी'
Limp Script Throws Damper On Arjun Rampal's Dazzling Role
Arjun Rampal gives commendable performance in Arun Gawli's biopic
News Nation
Gawli is a part of India's crime-history. And this is the closest you will come to 'encountering' him.
Meena Iyer, Times of India
Arjun Rampal's intense act elevates Ashim Ahluwalia's brave biopic
Udita Jhunjhunwala, First Post
Arun Gawli makes for an elusive subject in Ashim Ahluwalia’s gangster film
Uday Bhatia, Live Mint
Arjun Rampal Is The Only Good Thing In DADDY
Box Office Capsule
One performance of Arjun Rampal that many will applaud
Visuals stand out in this gangster drama
Suhani Singh, India Today
Arjun Rampal shines as Arun Gawli
Ananya Bhattacharya, India Today
A fattu don in a fattu fillum
Suparna Sharma, Deccan Chronicle
करियर के बेहतरीन रोल में अर्जुन, निराश करती हैं डैडी में ये कमियां
Aaj Tak
Arjun Rampal’s 'Daddy' Is High On Style, But Full Of Plot Holes
The first good desi gangster movie in a long while
Durga M Sengupta, Catch News
India Glitz
While actor Arjun Rampal's portrayal of gangster Arun Gawli in Daddy is gutsy, producer-writer Arjun Rampal pushes the audience to discover more plot holes than Mumbai citizens encountered this monsoon
Kunal Guha, Mumbai Mirror
Weak narrative overshadows Arjun Rampal's applause-worthy performance
Tushar P Joshi, DNA India
A biopic on gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli, is a triumph for Arjun Rampal
Deepa Gauri, Khaleej Times