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Twenty One Hours Trailer: Daali Dhananjaya plays a tough, rugged cop in the race-against-time thriller

The Kannada-Malayalam bilingual also has Malayalam actors Sudev Nair, Durga Krishnan, and Rahul Madhav play important roles.

  • OTTplay Team

Last Updated: 06.06 PM, May 05, 2022

Twenty One Hours Trailer: Daali Dhananjaya plays a tough, rugged cop in the race-against-time thriller
Daali Dhananjaya in 'Twenty One Hours'

Daali Dhananjaya, who's currently riding high on the success of his maiden production venture 'Badava Rascal', is back in action with an intriguing thriller. Titled 'Twenty One Hours', the film will feature Dhananjaya as a rugged cop who drives a complex investigation with his idiosyncrasies. Going by the trailer that was released a short while ago, one can expect the film to be a promising edge-of-the-seat thriller.

As evidenced by the trailer, the story is centered on the case of a young Malayali woman going missing in Bengaluru. With politics and other sensitive aspects being part of the narrative, Daali Dhananjaya's cop becomes the key element as carries out the probe in his own unique manner. The film is a Kannada-Malayalm bilingual and owing to the nativity and the setting, it boasts of a good blend of Malayalam and Kannada actors. Durga Krishna plays the female lead in the film while Sudev Nair and Rahul Madhav play other key roles in the film. Apoorva Bharadwaj, Poorna Chandra, Dinesh Baboo, and other Kannada actors too feature in important parts.

'Twenty One Hours' has been directed by debutant Jaishankar Pandit, a Bengaluru-based ad filmmaker who approached Dhananjaya after spotting him in the 2018 film 'Tagaru'. Terming it a "neo-noir, investigative thriller", Jaishankar said in an online interview that he found the 'Head Bush' actor to be a brilliant peformer whose undivided attention to the project impressed the entire team. 

On the other hand, Daali Dhananjaya continues to stay in the news for all the right reasons. The actor has a slew of films slated to release over the next few months with each being as vibrant and exciting as the other. He turned producer for the second time in his career for the period gangster drama 'Head Bush' and will be seen in films like 'Bairagee', 'Thothapuri', 'Once Upon a Time in Jamaligudda', and many others.