January 23 : Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has returned with his favourite gangster genre film D Company. Taking to social media, the filmmaker dropped the first teaser of film today. Earlier, the director had unveiled two motion posters of the film.
“Here’s A PEEK into D COMPANY First Look TEASER: The MAHABHARAT OF UNDERWORLD ..Produced by SPARK @SparkSagar1 it is going to tell the story of how DAWOOD IBRAHIM with his BILL GATES like vision, turned a street gang into an INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION,” RGV wrote on his Twitter account.
Produced by Spark Sagar of Sagar Prasad Machanuru, D Company narrates the life story of the notorious gangster Dawood Ibrahim, who took to guns at a very early age to shut people’s mouth. The film also showcases how Dawood’s small street gang became the world's most powerful crime syndicate. Ram Gopal wrote that the film, which is his dream project, is like the mother of all gangster movies. Comparing D Company with Mahabharata, he captioned it as “Mahabharata of underworld.” The crime drama looks deadly as it narrated how Shabir Ibrahim Kaskar and Dawood Ibrahim established a criminal syndicate in India in the 1970s.
In 2020, Ram Gopal Varma had released a series of mid-budget films like Beautiful, Climax, Naked, Power Star, Thriller, Corona Virus, Murder, 12 'O' Clock and Disha Encounter. Unfortunately, none of the films received good response. His latest film, 12’0 clock, marked his return to the horror genre. However, the film failed to impress the viewers and did not get a good reception. Besides D Company, the filmmaker is currently busy with two other projects—Dangerous and Ladki—Enter The Girl Dragon.
Meanwhile, Ram Gopal Varma has been banned for life by the Federation of West Indian Cine Employees (FWICE) as the filmmaker failed to pay dues of ₹1.25 crore to artistes and technicians. FWICE has also notified Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association (IMPPA) and Producers Guild of India (GUILD), among other unions about this issue.