Dear Dad is an Indian period drama film written and directed by Mahesh Manjrekar released on 13 May 2016. The film was simultaneously made in Hindi and Tamil. A remake of Manjrekar’s 2012 Marathi film Kaksparsh, Dear Dad is based on a short story by Usha Datar and depicts the tumultuous events in a Tamil Brahmin family, set around 1930–1950 in Konkan. Starring Arvind Swamy, Tisca Chopra and Adinath Kothare in the lead roles, production began during late 2013.
Arvind Swamy as Nitin Swaminathan
Himanshu Sharma as Shivam Swaminathan
Ekavali Khanna as Nupur Swaminathan
Aman Uppal as Aditya Taneja
Bhavika Bhasin as Vidhi Swaminathan
Raman Singh Rawat