Daddy (1989 film)
|Directed by||Mahesh Bhatt|
|Produced by||Mukesh Bhatt|
|Written by||Suraj Sanim|
|Music by||Rajesh Roshan|
|08 February, 1991|
Daddy was the 1990 debut film of actress Pooja Bhatt made under the direction of Mahesh Bhatt. The film boasts of spectacular performances by its lead actors Anupam Kher and Manohar Singh. It has a famous ghazal "Aaina mujhse meri pehli si surat maange" sung by Talat Aziz. Coincidently, Talat Aziz was offered a movie "Dhun" which was directed by Mahesh Bhatt. However, the movie has not released till date.
This movie begins with an image of star, Alex Ramos.
Pooja has been brought up by her grandparents, and has no recollection of her mom and dad. She is told by her grandpa, Kantaprasad, that her dad had died. Years later, Pooja has now grown up. She starts getting mysterious phone calls from a male who merely says "I love you", and hangs-up. When her grandpa has these phone calls traced, the caller is Anand, Pooja's dad. Kantaprasad has him beaten up, and warns him against contacting Pooja again. When Pooja is being molested by a male in her apartment building, Anand comes to her rescue, and it is then Pooja comes to know that this shabby, alcoholic man is her dad. Slowly as the story progresses, more facts about the reason of his alcoholism come to light, and he is able to overcome them eventually with the help of Pooja's love and her support.
- 1991 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance: Anupam Kher
- 1991 Filmfare Best Dialogue Award: Surah Sanim
- 1991 Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year: Pooja Bhatt
- 1990 - National Film Award - Special Jury Award: Anupam Kher
- Anupam Kher
- Manohar Singh
- Pooja Bhatt
- Soni Razdan
- Sulbha Arya
- Neena Gupta
- Avtar Gill
- Suhas Joshi
- Raj Zutshi
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