Daaku: The Gangster’s Life picks up the story of Indo–Canadian gangster Ruby Pandher, the hero of Ranj Dhaliwal’s bestseller Daaku, as he recovers from a. Daaku: The Gangster’s Life picks up the story of Indo-Canadian gangster Ruby Pandher, the hero of Ranj Dhaliwal’s bestseller Daaku, as he recovers from a. The Daaku referred to in Ranj Dhaliwal’s book is Ruby Pandher, an Indo- Canadian gangster. We meet Ruby when he is 7 years old or.

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Meanwhile, life intervenes in the form of dhaliwak possibility of love for this hardcore gangster; and in Ruby’s brother Kam, who worships his bro’ and wants to follow in his footsteps something Ruby knows he’s not equipped to do.

Yup, Sugarlips just loves books, she might enjoy this one! Love the profile pic, btw.

Would you be able today to pick up the phone and talk to a number of your old colleagues? I was curious why Ranj Dhaliwal, a first-time author, would choose this subject Indo-Canadian gang warfare as a topic for his first novel for as far as I know topics like these tend to be very controversial. A story of betrayal, cold-blooded murder and the rise and eventual fall of one gangster, “Daaku” is a bullet-riddled grand tour xaaku Indo-Canadian gangland.

You are very talented at drawing, I’d love to see more artwork. I say all this as honest and constructive criticism and strongly recommend the author enroll in a few writing and grammar classes.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kiran rated it it was ok Jul 25, The parents have no clue.


Then one day some deranged Punjabi man opened fire in a pub in Surrey, killing one man and wounding others — it turned out he was mad that he was kicked out of the pub for being rude to some strippers.

You may as well try and prove the Riemann Hypothesis! Finally, are you a hip-hop fan? I realized that the gurdwara is the prime place to provide youths with positive activities. Or did you just take it in stride?

Eventually, it got out there. Of silk saris and mini-skirts: Here’s the full citation: Changing your list of books is your prerogative I bet this was a frustrating book to read! To be honest, I had no idea this gang culture even existed in BC goes dhqliwal show you what a sheltered world I live in so in that respect this book was a huge eye-opener.

DAAKU DELIGHT : Ranj Dhaliwal promises sequel to saga – but not just yet | Desi Today Magazine

Jack Heath marked it as to-read Dec 01, This is a great review and has opened my eyes to something I’ve never heard about. You are also dhaliawl active in First Nations issues. I like the new one, though. Raaku better man steps away sometimes. Teddy marked it as to-read Dec 11, It is a picture of my Father’s Mother I love the look of your new blog. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

When I first got together with these people, I was younger than them. Deepak Panesar marked it as to-read Jul 07, I knew our Punjabi community was having a few problems, dhailwal I didn’t know the extent to which gangs and gang warfare was fueling the problem.

DAAKU DELIGHT : Ranj Dhaliwal promises sequel to saga – but not just yet

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Ruby faces issues with the law, rival gangs ramj even friends. We started talking to other people to put a slate together to contest the gurdwara elections.


Was it some kind of single life-changing incident, or was it a gradual disillusionment with what you were seeing happening? Ranj Dhaliwal portrayed the harsh reality of the gang issues in the Vancouver Lower-Mainland and did it very accurately as I was able to make many connections with dozens of references in the book.

Daaku: The Gangster’s Life by Dhaliwal Ranj

Thank you, Steve, for your engaging comments and thank you anon for the book recommendation I did take the raj to download the cover of Daaku from your site — which may have come from the publisher or even Chapters Indigo. And I left on a good note. Elizabeth Balkwill marked it as to-read Feb 25, This is not a great work of literature and people who read books for the sheer pleasure of language will probably wish they had a red pen to rearrange the syntax, phrase structure and so on, but Dahliwal have to say, the author’s style of writing took nothing away from the story, atleast for me it didn’t.

Anyone who knows what a Jat is will not be surprised dnaliwal there is violence amongst Vancouver’s Jats.

Daaku: The Gangster’s Life

But fortunately with the right support and opportunities out of the gang world I was able to resist the temptation. Hi Nabeel Thanks for visiting. I’ve lost all my links tho’ and other stuff, too.