- "Wouldn't have done the film if I failed the look-test," Arjun says
- Arjun is the co-writer and producer of the film
- Daddy releases on July 21
Watch the trailer of Daddyhere:
Daddy tracks Arun Gawli's life from 1970s, when he became one of the gangsters in Mumbai to becoming a crime lord. He served as an elected legislator from 2004 to 2009.
Of the film, Arjun said, "I am playing a real life character, so the first thing for me was to look like him. I did not go to the gym for two years and stopped lifting weight to lose 20 kg, as I had muscle. For the character, I had to look thin. Such physical transformation along with the production design through which Ashim created the world of Arun Gawli. It helped me as a performer."
Daddy releases on July 21. The film also stars Aishwarya Rajesh, Nishikant Kamat, Rajesh Shringarpure, and Anand Ingale.
(With IANS inputs)