Vishwak Sen co-produces, directs and also stars in a double role in the film alongside Nivetha Pethuraj, Rao Ramesh & Tharun Bhascker.
director in 2019 with the film Falaknuma Das. Although the film was a remake of Lijo Jose Pelissery's cult hit Angamaly Diaries, Vishwak was able to channel his aspirations as a filmmaker by securing a box office success. His version mightn't have received the most positive reviews but his intent to showcase his multifacetedness impressed everyone around.
And using that growth in prominence, he would go on to land starring roles in films like HIT: The First Case and Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam and further establish himself as a bankable star who had a lot to offer. Vishwak Sen then took things up a notch by returning as a director in 2023 with Das Ka Dhamki, wherein he also stars as the lead in a dual role, alongside Nivetha Pethuraj, Rao Ramesh & Tharun Bhascker. As an interesting spin on the classic Twins trope, Das Ka Dhamki tells the story of a hotel waiter who is offered a new lease of life when he is offered to take the place of his deceased and super-rich lookalike.
Das Ka Dhamki received mixed reviews from both critics and the audience and was declared an average success at the box office. The Telugu film later debuted on Aha on April 14 and found a new legion of viewers.
Here's the OTTplay review of Das Ka Dhamki:
Das Ka Dhamki review: Despite the twist-overdose, Vishwak Sen’s film entertains
But that isn't the end of the road for Vishwak Sen's film as the makers announce the OTT release of the Tamil version. The dubbed version is set to premiere on the Aha Tamil platform and will arrive on the streamer on May 12. The platform took to social media to make the announcement.
Das Ka Dhamki is produced by Sen and Karate Raju with Dinesh K Babu handling the cinematography and Leon James & Ram Miriyala scoring the music.