Daaka

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Daaka
Daaka.jpg
Directed byBaljit Singh Deo
Produced by
Screenplay byGippy Grewal
Story byGippy Grewal
Starring
Music byJatinder Shah
Rochak Kohli
Payal Dev
Aditya Dev
Jay K
Score:
Jatinder Shah
CinematographyBaljit Singh Deo
Edited byRohit Dhiman
Production
companies
Distributed byT-Series
Release date
  • 1 November 2019 (2019-11-01) (India)
Running time
135 minutes[1]
CountryIndia
LanguagePunjabi

Daaka is an Indian Punjabi-language action comedy film[1] directed by Baljit Singh Deo [2] The film is scheduled to be released in November 2019.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Development of the film commenced in 2018. On 27 November 2018, Gippy Grewal worked with T-Series. On 21 February 2019 principal photography began using cinematographer Baljit Singh Deo. The leads were played by Grewal and Zareen Khan.[3]

Release and marketing[edit]

Gippy Grewal announced Daaka in February 2019.[3] The official teaser was launched by T-Series on 29 August 2019.[4] The official trailer was distributed by T-Series on 5 October 2019.[5]

Daaka had been scheduled to be released on 13 September 2019 but was delayed to 1 November 2019.[6]

Soundtrack[edit]

Daaka
Soundtrack album by
Jatinder Shah, Rochak Kohli, Payal Dev, Aditya Dev and Jay K
Released31 October 2019[7]
Recorded2019
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length15:49
LabelT-Series
External audio
Official Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The music waa composed by Jatinder Shah, Rochak Kohli, Payal Dev, Aditya Dev and Jay K. The lyrics were written by Gautam G Sharma, Gurpreet Saini, Happy Raikoti and Kumaar.

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Phulkari" (Original lyrics by: Jagdev Mann)Gautam G Sharma, Gurpreet SainiPayal DevGippy Grewal2:47
2."Daaka Title Track"Happy RaikotiJay KHimmat Sandhu4:16
3."Koi Aaye Na Rabba"KumaarRochak KohliRochak Kohli, B Praak4:02
4."Gal Theek Ni Lagdi"Happy RaikotiJatinder ShahSunidhi Chauhan, Gippy Grewal2:53
5."Phulkari Version 2" (Original lyrics by: Jagdev Mann)Gautam G Sharma,Gurpreet SainiPayal DevGippy Grewal1:51
Total length:15:49

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

Gurnaaz Kaur of The Tribune gave the film three and a half stars out of five. Kaur concluded, "The story maybe a clichéd one, the execution still gets the thumbs-up. To have such a well-crafted tale in Punjabi cinema is a matter of pride. It reflects the growing technical strength of the industry".[8] Gurlove Singh of BookMyShow said, "Daaka is an interesting story that has been narrated stylishly. The film is absolutely entertaining [...] The film has everything – love, thrill, violence, colorful songs and more. It cannot be denied that Daaka is a complete package".[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DAAKA (2019)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Bhushan Kumar Gippy Grewal's next Daaka goes on floors". United News of India. 21 February 2019. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Daaka: The first collaboration of Gippy Grewal and Bhushan Kumar goes on the floor - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Daaka Teaser - Gippy Grewal, Zareen Khan - Bhushan Kumar - Baljit Singh Deo - Trailer Releasing Soon". YouTube. T-Series. 29 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Official Trailer: Daaka - Gippy Grewal, Zareen Khan - Bhushan Kumar - Baljit Singh Deo". YouTube. T-Series. 5 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Daaka: The Gippy Grewal starrer gets a release date - 'Do Dooni Panj' to 'Shadaa' to 'Manje Bistre 2', Punjabi movies to look forward in 2019". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Daaka - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". Jio Saavn.
  8. ^ Kaur, Gurnaaz (1 November 2019). "Movie Review - Daaka: The poor boy-rich girl formula works". The Tribune. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  9. ^ Singh, Gurlove (1 November 2019). "[Review] Gippy Grewal & Rana Ranbir Deliver Superlative Performances in Daaka". BookMyShow. Retrieved 5 November 2019.

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