The motion poster of Abhimanyu Dange’s upcoming Marathi film ‘Butshikan Jawali’ has been released on social media. Talking about the film, ‘Butashikan Jawali’ is a fictional account of the events that followed the meeting between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Afzal Khan. This motion poster with a tagline like a fictional film based on a historical event is creating curiosity. Check out: View this post on Instagram A post shared by मराठी भरारी (@marathi_bharari) The writer-director of this film is Abhimanyu Dange. Earlier, Abhimanyu Dange received the Dadasaheb Phalke National Award for his filming of the short film ‘Katal’. Abhimanyu has also shot Gonkesh (2019) and Handover (2011). Apart from this, he also has ‘Me Vasantrao’, which he shot, has been selected for the prestigious IIFI 2021 Film Festival.
Marathi star Mangesh Desai, who has established himself as a strong actor in all the three mediums of theatre, film and TV series, is all set to make his debut as a producer. Mangesh has made his mark as an actor in several Marathi films including ‘Ekk Albela’, a sensitive film like ‘Khel Mandala’. Going beyond his identity as an actor, Mangesh has taken up a film as a producer. What subject has Mangesh chosen to make his debut as a producer in the Marathi film industry, what is the name of the film, who is the writer, director, cast, all the information is still under the wrap. While speaking about the same, Mangesh Desai, said “After acting for so many years, I wanted to try something different. So now we have taken a step in film production. Because filmmaking is as challenging as acting” “So far, whether it’s a comedy or a serious role, I’ve always been sensitive. Now I believe the audience will see the same sensitivity in my first production as a producer. All the details of the film will be released in due course” Desai added.
Filmmaker Mahesh Tilekar’s upcoming Marathi film ‘HawaHawai’ starring Ankit Mohan has already created a lot of buzz on social media. And to keep the excitement going, now the makers have released a new poster from the film to unveil the new release date. The film is all set to hit screens on April 1, 2022. Sharing the poster, Mahesh Tilekar, wrote “माझा नवीन सिनेमा नव्या वर्षात येतोय आपल्या भेटीला. नेहमप्रमाणेच आपले प्रेम ❤️ शुभेच्छा असू दे🙏” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mahesh Tilekar (@maheshtilekar) Meanwhile, the cast recently wrapped up the final schedule of the film. Ankit Mohan took to Instagram to announce the same and wrote, “It’s a Wrapppp It was fun working on this project with @maheshtilekar sir & lovely sharing screen with @varshausgaonker ma’am . See you all soon with my another Marathi Film as surprise for you all ..Will share my look at the right time so stay glued”.
Actor-director Viju Mane has finally dropped the much-awaited trailer of the upcoming comedy film ‘Pandu’. While the previously released teaser and its lead star cast Bhau Kadam, Kushal Badrike and Sonalee Kulkarni has caught everyone’s attention, the trailer has taken this experience to a whole next level, and needless to say, it’s worth the wait. The one-minute-twenty-two-second clip opens with Pravin Tarde, who is playing the role of a Shiva-loving, influential politician. Pandu (played by Bhau Kadam) and Mahadu (Kushal Badrike) comedy scenes are complete ‘paisa vasool’. Film Pandu has been directed by famous Marathi cinema’s popular director and actor Viju Mane. He is well known for his films like ‘Sharyat’, ‘Monkey Baat’. The film is slated to release on December 3, 2021.
Actor-filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan isn’t new to the film festival circuit, both in India and on international soil. Now, the National Award-winning director is elated that two of his films — ‘Bittersweet’ and ‘The Knocker’ — are official selections at the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. Ananth, who directed films like ‘Dil Mange More’, ‘Dil Vil Pyar Vyar’ and ‘Aksar,’ has been making films in Marathi and other regional languages. He has also acted in super hit movies like ‘Chandni’, ‘Khiladi’, ‘Baazigar’, ‘Baadshah’ etc. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ananth Mahadevan Official (@ananthmahadevanofficial) Speaking exclusively in an interview, he said, “The short film ‘The Knocker’ came out of what was a filmmaker’s withdrawal symptom during the lockdown. I just had to get in front of behind the camera. Fortunately, I own an HD Sony camera. So, I got down to writing, directing, acting and (the toughest part) photographing the film and even editing on paper before stepping into a studio. Ashvin Gidwani took over the post-production and saw the film through to international festivals.” ‘Bittersweet’ is a dramatic probe into the horrific ritual of hysterectomy forced on women sugarcane cutters in the Beed district of Maharashtra. “The film was an official selection at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival and has done 13 fests since then. More importantly, two women producers made their debut with this […]
Actress Amruta Subhash is currently rocking the headlines for her much-awaited Bollywood film ‘Dhamaka’ starring Kartik Aaryan was released recently on a digital platform. Today, on the occasion of Kartik Aaryan’s birthday, Amruta took to her Instagram handle to share an adorable birthday for her ‘Dhamaka’ co-star Kartik Aaryan. Amruta shared a series of pictures with the birthday boy Kartik Aaryan and wrote, “Happy birthday @kartikaaryan ❤️love always! On your birthday Dhamaka is trending at no 1! What a dhamakedar gift you and we all have got❤️💝 Blessings blessings ❤️❤️😘😘” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amruta Subhash (@amrutasubhash) Talking about the film, ‘Dhamaka’ which is a newsroom drama will also be starring Mrunal Thakur and Amruta Subhash in pivotal roles.
Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh performed to Marathi songs at the opening ceremony of IFFI 2021. Genelia performed for the first time in almost 10 years to ‘Apsara aali’ from ‘Natrang’, while Riteish danced to the ‘Mauli’ song. The couple was present there to talk about Marathi cinema and the boost it needs after the pandemic. Riteish said, “I would request Anurag Thakur (I&B Minister) that regional cinema, which is like a younger brother to Hindi cinema, be given incentives and a post-pandemic boost. We are not behind in terms of content, but, of course, we need a commercial strategy and government support to help us exploit our potential. We need help in planning, showcasing, and the presentation of our films; it will make a lot of difference. The actor further pointed out that the boost to Marathi cinema will align with the government’s current plans, and added, “The government aims to make India the hub for world cinema, the place of choice for filmmakers and film lovers”. The I&B Minister recently expressed the government’s steadfast commitment to make India a content creation powerhouse and the post-production hub of the world. Anurag Thakur had said, “We aim to make India a powerhouse of content creation, especially regional by scaling up regional festivals. We are also steadfast in our efforts to make India the post-production hub of the world, by leveraging the immense tech talent amongst our skilled youth. We […]
Mitali Mayekar and Suyash Tilak starrer ‘Hashtag Prem’ has been in the news for a long time now. The release date of the film has been postponed for a long period of time because of the lockdown, is now all set to be released on 17 December 2021. The interesting trailer of the film had received an unprecedented response in the form of huge appreciation. Rajesh Balkrishna Jadhav has directed the film with great finesse. The extraordinary chemistry between the brand new pair of Mitali Mayekar and Suyash Tilak will be the biggest USP to lure the audiences towards the cinema houses. The story and the screenplay of ‘Hashtag Prem’ has been penned by Nikhil Katare. While leading music director of the decade Praveen Kuwar has composed the melodious music for the film.
Prathamesh Parabtook to his social media to announce the release date of his much-awaited comedy film ‘Ek Number’. ‘Ek Number’ helmed by ‘Takatak’ fame Milind Kavde is also all set to release on 28th January 2022. While talking about the same filmmaker Milind Kavde said, “The characters in the film will trigger fond memories of people they know in their day to day life among all kinds of viewers, whether they are old or young and I guarantee that they will be able to relate easily with them” Milind Kavde also is confident that the film will be liked by the viewers for its positive and hope-filled plot coupled with melodious songs and soothing music. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Prathamesh Parab (@prathameshparab) It also stars Milind Shinde, Ganesh Yadav, Nisha Parulekar, Abhilasha Patil, Ayli Ghiya, Hrishikesh Dhamapurkar, Akshata Padgaonkar, Pranali Sanghmitra Dhaware, Sumit Bokse, Sunil Magre, Harish Thorat and Aakash Koli in pivotal roles. ‘Ek Number’ is produced under the banner of Dhumal Productions in association with Out of The Box Films. It is also produced by Mahesh Shivaji Dhumal, Jitendra Shivaji Dhumal and Milind Kavde.
The release date of filmmaker Aditya Sarpotdar’s comedy-horror ‘Zombivli’ was announced on Sunday, November 14. The film will hit theatres on February 4, 2022. Recently, Aditya took to his social media handle, to share a new poster featuring lead stars Amey Wagh and Lalit Prabhakar to announce the new release date of his film. Aditya wrote, “झोंब्यांच्या टोळीला रोखण्याचा नाहीए कुणालाच clue ! तयार राहा फ्रेंड्स! They Are Coming For You !! #Zombivli releasing in theatres near you on 4th February 2022.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Aditya Sarpotdar (@aditya_a_sarpotdar) The film also marks the first-time union of three of the most promising youngsters from the Marathi industry- Amey Wagh, Lalit Prabhakar and Vaidehi Parshurami- on the big screen. Presented and Produced under the banner of Saregama and Yoodlee Films.
Marathi cinema’s ‘Apsara’ Sonalee Kulkarni is all set to star in another historical based on the life of Maratha queen Tarabai. Now, the filmmakers Akshay Bardapurkar’s Planet Marathi and Piiyush Singh’s Golden Ratio Films bring UK’s biggest Independent film studio onboard. Never before in the history of Marathi films, the industry has witnessed such a phenomenon. Black Hangar Studios is the name behind many Hollywood productions like ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, ‘Dark Tide’, ‘The Grand Tour’ and many more. The film will be titled ‘Moghul Mardini Chhatrapati Tararani’ and is based on one of the greatest epics of valor of the warrior queen Chhatrapati Tararani who fought with the Mughals, Nizamshahi, Aadilshahi, Qutubshahi, Dutch, British, Portuguese, Siddis at the same time! While speaking about the same, Planet Marathi CMD, Akshay Bardapurkar said, “Chhatrapati Tararani is going to be a golden page in the history of Marathi cinema. Planet Marathi and Golden Ratio are proud to take the story of the Maratha warrior queen ‘Chhatrapati Tararani’ to the world. “This will be the first and one of the biggest Marathi-Hollywood films to go on floors with an international film studio. It is too soon to reveal more details about the film but we have a talented blend of filmmakers, musicians, and artists that are working hard to bring this beautiful presentation to our Marathi audiences. I strongly believe this film has the potential to take Marathi cinema at a newer height.” Akshay added. Black […]
Actor-director Viju Mane’s upcoming Marathi ‘film ‘Pandu’ has already created a buzz on social media. Ending the suspense, the makers of ‘Pandu’ have finally unveiled the teaser of the film. The forty-three seconds clip begins with the Marathi cinema’s legendary actor Dada Kondke while introducing Bhau Kadam in the role of ‘Pandu’ and Kushal Badrike in the role of ‘Mahadu’. Bhau and Kushal have been entertaining the audience on the small screen. Now the duo is ready to make a big splash and make the audience laugh out loud. Speaking about the role, Bhau Kadam said, ‘In the current stressful situation, there is no other virtue like giving the audience two moments of entertainment and easing their stress” ‘Pandu’, is produced by Zee Studios to alleviate the depression caused by Corona for the last two years and bring smiles to the faces of the audience, will be released in cinemas on December 3.