Company (Hindi: कम्पनी) is a 2002 Indian crime-thriller film co-written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma with screenplay by Jaideep Sahni, starring Mohanlal, Ajay Devgan, Manisha Koirala, Vivek Oberoi, and Antara Mali. It is a fictional exposé of the Mumbai underworld, loosely based on the Indian mafia organization D-Company, known to be run by Dawood Ibrahim. The film received positive reviews from critics as well as audience and won seven awards at the Filmfare Awards. The film was a blockbuster and got critical acclaim at the 2004 Austin Film Festival and New York Asian Film Festival It is the second film in the Gangster (film series) and a sequel to the blockbuster Satya. It was followed by a sequel, D. Film critic Rajeev Masand has labeled it (along with its prequel Satya) one of the "most influential movies of the past ten years."