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Coordinates: 18°58′38″N 72°49′45″E / 18.977129°N 72.829131°E / 18.977129; 72.829131 Dagdi Chawl is a neighbourhood in Byculla, Mumbai, used to house mill workers from the nearby industries. Now it is known for the fortified home of mafia don turned politician Arun Gawli.[1] On 2 October 2015, a Marathi film starring Ankush Choudhary, Makarand Deshpande and Pooja Sawant has been released by the name Daagdi Chawl which showcases 1995-96 gang war.


  1. ^ Samervel, Rebecca (1 September 2012). "Ex-MLA Arun Gawli goes from Dagdi Chawl to life in jail". Times of India. Retrieved 7 June 2013.