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Dagaalty poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVijay Anand
Produced byS.P. Chowdhary
Written byVijay Anand
Story byVijay Anand
Rittika Sen
Yogi Babu
Music byVijay Narain
CinematographyDeepak Kumar Pathy
Edited byT. S. Suresh
Handmade Films
18 Reels
Release date
  • 31 January 2020 (2020-01-31)
Running time
120 minutes[1]

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.



Principal photography began on 27 December 2018 in Chennai. Shooting wrapped up in September 2019.[2] This is the biggest budget film in Actor Santhanam's career so far. Vijay Anand was an Associate of Director Shankar.


Soundtrack album by
Released28 January 2020
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelStar Music India
Singles from Dagaalty
  1. "Paaren Paaren"
    Released: 31 December 2019
  2. "Koththa Koththudhu Boadha"
    Released: 10 January 2020

The soundtrack and background scores are all composed by Vijaynarain. Star Music India has acquired the audio rights.

1."Dagaalty Naa!"ArivuArivu1:05
2."Paaren Paaren"SubuVijaynarain4:39
3."Kotha Kothudhu Bodhai"SubuVijaynarain, Santhosh Narayanan, Govind Vasantha4:29
4."Yedho Maayam"SubuDhee3:52
5."Aaliyah Aaliyah"Madhan KarkyGowtham Bharadwaj, Harshitha Krishnan4:16
6."The Dagaalty Theme" Vijaynarain0:54
Total length:19:15


The film's first look was released in June 2019.[3]Teaser was released in 1 December 2019 after announcements in the film director's Twitter handle.[4][5] The film was released on 31 January 2020.[6]


  1. ^ "DAGAALTY". British Board of Film Classification.
  2. ^ "Dagaalty teaser to be out tomorrow - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Santhanam's new film titled 'Dagaalty', first look revealed!". Sify. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  4. ^ DAGAALTY OFFICIAL TEASER | Santhanam | Ritika Sen | Yogi Babu | Vijay Anand, retrieved 1 December 2019
  5. ^ Anand, Vijay (29 November 2019). "#Dagaalty Teaser on December 1st". @vijayanans. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Santhanam's Dagaalty to face the actor's Server Sundaram at the box office on January 31". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 January 2020.

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