| 5/5 |
Sudheer K. Sudhakaran
21 October 2016
| Gickson Thekkumthala
Ginu Mathew George|
Malavika Nair, Tini Tom, Neerav Bavlecha, Sudheer Karamana, Indrans
Ore Mukham, Vismayam, Swarna Kaduva, Veeram, Aanandam
Daffedar is a 2016 Malayalam-language Indian feature film directed by Johnson Esthappan, starring Tini Tom as Daffadar and Malavika Nair in lead roles. Ilaiyaraaja is the music director and the film's audio was launched by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Daffadar is the story Ayyappan, a 65 years old honest, sincere, and compassionate security personnel (Daffadar) of the Collector for over 40 years. Evenafter his retirement he dresses as Daffadar and goes to the Collectorate every day.Tini Tom as Ayyapan
Anjali Aneesh Upasana
The film originally had Kalabhavan Mani and Ananya in the lead roles, with its pooja function in 2014, but the film was almost dropped after the death of Mani. The filming resumed in 2016 with Tini Tom and Malavika Nair replacing Mani and Ananya respectively.
The soundtrack album was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, with lyrics written by Rafeeq Ahamed.