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Release of Vijay Aso delayed

on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

The release of Vijay Aso, a political thriller directed by cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Rahul Jadhav, has been postponed and the film will now hit the screens either in December 2012 or January 2013. Rahul told Rang Marathi that the release date of Vijay Aso will be decided soon, and most probably it will be in December 2012. Chinmay Mandlekar, who plays the lead Shankar...

Mumbaicha Raja, Investment at MAMI

on Mon, Oct 22, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

The 14th Mumbai Film Festival, organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) from October 18 to 25, this year features six Marathi films. A number of film producers from different countries, including Afghanistan, France, Italy and Pakistan, have sent their films for the festival. Out of these, only 20 films are contesting in the competition section. The Marathi films...

Good films neglected at MIFTA?

on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

The third edition of Marathi International Films and Theatre Awards (MIFTA) was held recently in Singapore. Last year’s most successful Marathi film Kaaksparsh dominated the event by winning awards in all major categories. However, other Marathi films, like Deool, Shala, Khel Maandla and Masala, which were appreciated at many national and international film festivals, were...

Govt must scrap film subsidy; develop facilities – Chinmay

on Sun, Oct 14, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Pointing to an important issue, actor Chinmay Mandlekar said the State government should cancel the Rs 30 Lakh subsidy – that is given to Marathi films – and instead develop some good-quality infrastructure and production facilities to help Marathi filmmakers. “Tax concession is okay, but the Rs 30 Lakh government subsidy is in fact deteriorating the standards...

What’s your choice for Oscars? Shala, Kaaksparsh, Deool or…

on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

No Indian film ever goes to the Oscars without a controversy at home. This year is no exception. Triumphing over 19 other films, including Umesh Kulkarni’s Marathi feature film Deool, Anurag Basu’s Barfi! is on the way to the Academy Awards 2013. Rang Marathi talked to a few celebrities of Marathi cinema and asked them as which Marathi film – from those released...

Muhurt of Viju Mane’s next film on Oct 24

on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Filmmaker Viju Mane is likely to organise muhurt of his next film Chuk Bhul Dyaavi Ghyaavi on the occasion of Vijayadashmi October 24, 2012. “The venue will be announced shortly,” he told to Rang Marathi. Viju, who made the brilliant Khel Maandla and Sharyat earlier, is currently working on two scripts – a humorous family entertainer and a political film. “Chuk...

Marathi film Charlie announced in style

on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

At a dramatic event held in Mumbai, actor Bharat Jadhav revealed his next film’s name by opening a coffin, thus marking an interesting launch of Charlie – a Marathi horror-comedy. The film will be directed by Sameer Ramesh Surve. Sameer informed that they have titled the film as Charlie to pay tributes to Mr Charlie Chaplin for his amazing and brilliant contribution to...

Pune 52 selected to be screened at MAMI

on Tue, Oct 9, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Writer-director Nikhil Mahajan’s upcoming Marathi film Pune 52 – the story of a Pune-based private detective in 1990s – has been selected to be screened at the Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) in India Gold category. Nikhil Mahajan is an alumni of Sydney Film School. The cast of the film includes Girish Kulkarni, Sonali Kulkarni, Sai Tamhankar, Bharti Achrekar, Kiran...

Kaaksparsh dominates MIFTA 2012

on Mon, Oct 8, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

WINNERS IN THE MARATHI CINEMA SECTION FOR MIFTA 2012: Best Film:Kaaksparsh (Great Maratha Entertainment) Best Direction: Mahesh Manjrekar (Kaaksparsh) Best Actor: Sachin Khedekar (Kaaksparsh) Best Actress: Ketaki Mategaonkar (Kaaksparsh) Best Story: Milind Bokil (Shala) Best Screenplay: Avinash Deshpande (Shala) Best Dialogues: Vivek Bele (Badam Rani, Ghulam Chor) Best Lyrics...