Dear Dad is a period drama film written and directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, which has been simultaneously made in Hindi and Tamil. A remake of Manjrekar’s 2012 Marathi film Kaksparsh, Dear Dad is based on a short story by Usha Datar and depicts the tumultuous events in a Tamil Brahmin family, set around 1930–1950 in Konkan.
Dear Dad Starring Arvind Swamy, Tisca Chopra and Adinath Kothare in the lead roles, production began during late 2013.
Manjrekar announced that a Hindi and Tamil remake of Kaksparsh had started and was being directed by himself starring Arvind Swamy, Tisca Chopra, Adinath Kothare and Ketaki Mategaonkar.
Arvind Swamy will be portraying Sachin Khedekar’s role whereas Chopra will be seen as Swamy’s wife, after discussions with actress Chitrangada Singh were unsuccessful. Mategaonkar will reprise her role from the original and Vaidehi Parshurami will be playing the older Uma.
Milind Soman is reported to play Swamy’s friend and Adinath Kothare will play Mahadev’s character which was originally played by Abhijit Kelkar. Murali Sharma will be seen portraying a negative character.
The veteran Bollywood actress Tanuja will be portraying the role of widowed aunt, played by Savita Malpekar in the original. Adinath Kothare’s wife Urmila Kanitkar will be doing a guest appearance.
[/vc_column_text]Dear Dad Official Trailer Arvind Swamy, Himanshu Sharma
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