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Kaalakaandi is a 2018 Indian black comedy film written and directed by Akshat Verma, starring Saif Ali Khan and Sobhita Dhulipala.[1] The film is produced by Rohit Khattar and Ashi Dua.[2][3] [4] The film was released 12 January 2018.

Official Poster
Directed by Akshat Verma
Produced by Rohit Khattar
Ashi Dua Sara
Written by Akshat Verma
Story by Devesh Kapoor
Starring Saif Ali Khan
Akshay Oberoi
Kunaal Roy Kapur
Deepak Dobriyal
Vijay Raaz
Sobhita Dhulipala
Isha Talwar
Shivam Patil
Amanda Rosario
Music by Songs:
Sameer Uddin
Shashwat Sachdev
Cinematography Himman Dhamija
Edited by Shan Mohammed
Cinestaan Film Company Pvt. Ltd.
Distributed by AA Films
Release date
  • 12 January 2018 (2018-01-12)
Running time
112 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi




Soundtrack album by Sameer Uddin and Shashwat Sachdev
Released 27 December 2017
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 15:37
Language Hindi
Label Zee Music Company
Sameer Uddin chronology
Bareilly Ki Barfi
Singles from Kaalakaandi
  1. "Swagpur Ka Chaudhary"
    Released: 23 December 2017

The music of Kaalakaandi is composed by Sameer Uddin and Shashwat Sachdev while lyrics have been penned by Anvita Dutt and Akshay Verma. The first track of the film titled as "Swagpur Ka Chaudhary" which is sung by Akshay Verma was released on 23 December 2017. The music album of the film was officially released by Zee Music Company on 27 December 2017 which includes 5 songs.

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Music Singer(s) Length
1. "Swagpur Ka Chaudhary" Akshay Verma Sameer Uddin Akshay Verma 2:34
2. "Kaala Doreya" Folk Sameer Uddin Neha Bhasin 2:28
3. "Jive With Me" Anvita Dutt Sameer Uddin Abhishek Nailwal 4:11
4. "Kaalakaandi" Anvita Dutt Shashwat Sachdev Shashwat Sachdev, Vivek Hariharan, Romy, Arun Kamath 2:27
5. "Aa Bhi Jaa" Anvita Dutt Sameer Uddin Vishal Dadlani & Abhishek Nailwal 3:57
Total length: 15:37


Hindustan Times Stated That Kaalakaandi is Saif's outperforms a half-baked script. [5]"

According To FirstPost Saif Ali Khan is funny as hell In Kaalakaandi but the film lacks fizz.[6]"

India TV stated that the word Kaalakaandi is Marathi slang for "when everything goes disastrously wrong" and described the lead character as "outrageously humorous yet utterly sensitive". [7]"


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