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Arun Gawli

Biopic on Mumbai gangster Arun Gawli not a ‘clean-up job,’ says director

NEW DELHI: When Ashim Ahluwalia was asked to direct “Daddy”, a film based on the life of one of Mumbai’s most feared gangsters, he was clear about two things – it would not be a “clean-up job” and he would do it on his own terms and not the way Bollywood usually treats mobster films. Ahluwalia’s 2012 film “Miss Lovely” was an entry at the Cannes Film Festival, but he hasn’t made any other film since then. He was at first reluctant when actor Arjun Rampal asked him to consider making a biopic on Arun Gawli, a one-time…