|Directed by||Vijay Anand|
|Produced by||S.P. Chowdhary|
|Written by||Vijay Anand|
|Story by||Vijay Anand|
|Music by||Vijay Narain|
|Cinematography||Deepak Kumar Pathy|
|Edited by||T. S. Suresh|
Dagaalty (transl. Trickster) is a 2020 Indian Tamil-language action comedy film written and directed by Vijay Anand. The film features Santhanam, Rittika Sen and Yogi Babu in lead roles. It revolves around a trickster who turns good, a girl sought by a Samrat and how other characters' plans for winning the prize money (for bringing the girl to Samrat) go away. The film was released on 31 January 2020.
Guru (Santhanam), a fraudster is assigned a task by Bhaiya (Radha Ravi) to find a person (Rittika Sen) and bring her to Mumbai. He goes to Thiruchendur in search of that girl and eventually finds her. What happens next forms the crux of the story.
- Santhanam as Guru
- Rittika Sen as Malli
- Radha Ravi as Bhaiya
- Yogi Babu as Dheena
- Tarun Arora as Vijay Samrat
- Brahmanandam as China Madhan
- Hemant Pandey as Robert
- Stunt Silva as Narasimha Reddy
- Namo Narayana as Malli's brother-in-law
- Santhana Bharathi as Malli's father
- Rekha as Malli's mother
- Manobala as Film director
- Saroja Ammal as Malli's grandmother
- Surender Thakur as Malik
- Telephone Raj as Tea master
- Scarlett Mellish Wilson in an item number
Principal photography began on 27 December 2018 in Chennai. Shooting wrapped up in September 2019. This is the biggest budget film in Actor Santhanam's career so far. Vijay Anand was an Associate of Director Shankar.
|Soundtrack album by |
|Released||28 January 2020|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||Star Music India|
|Singles from Dagaalty|
The soundtrack and background scores are all composed by Vijaynarain. Star Music India has acquired the audio rights.
|3.||"Kotha Kothudhu Bodhai"||Subu||Vijaynarain, Santhosh Narayanan, Govind Vasantha||4:29|
|5.||"Aaliyah Aaliyah"||Madhan Karky||Gowtham Bharadwaj, Harshitha Krishnan||4:16|
|6.||"The Dagaalty Theme"||Vijaynarain||0:54|
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