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MIFTA 2012 in Singapore on Oct 6

on Thu, Oct 4, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

The Marathi International Films and Theatre Awards (MIFTA) 2012 will be held in Singapore on October 6. Most of the Marathi filmmakers, actors and technicians have already reached Singapore to attend the awards distribution function on October 6 and other number of events that are scheduled to begin on October 4. MIFTA, the commendable initiative by filmmaker veteran Mahesh...

Shala, Deool fight for MIFTA 2012

on Thu, Oct 4, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

NOMINATIONS IN THE MARATHI CINEMA SECTION FOR MIFTA 2012 ARE: Best Film: Shala (Nishad Audio Visuals & Nilesh Navlakha Entertainment) Kaak-Sparsh (Great Maratha Entertainment) Deool (Devisha Films) Best Direction: Sujay Dahake (Shala) Umesh Kulkarni (Deool) Mahesh Manjrekar (Kaak-Sparsh) Best Actor: Jitendra Joshi (Tukaram) Girish Kulkarni (Deool) Sachin Khedekar (Kaak_Sparsh) Best...

Alibaba, Tom & Jerry content for MIFTA

on Thu, Oct 4, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

NOMINATIONS IN THE MARATHI THEATRE SECTION FOR MIFTA 2012 ARE: Best Play: Alibaba Aani Chalishitle Chor (Maharashtra Cultural Centre) Tom and Jerry (Ashvami Theatres) Lagnbambaal (Shubham Theatres) Best Direction: Vijay Kenkare (Lagnbambaal) Nikhil Ratnaparkhi (Tom And Jerry) Nandu Madhav (Shivaji Underground In Bhimnagar Mohalla) Best Actor: Nikhil Ratnaparkhi (Tom And Jerry) Mohan...

Ravi Jadhav’s BP to premiere at MIFTA

on Mon, Oct 1, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Filmmaker Ravi Jadhav’s next Marathi film BP (Baalak Paalak) will be first screened at the MIFTA Festival at 7.30 pm on October 5, 2012 in Singapore. Similarly, in a recent development, the film has also been selected to be screened at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) in the ‘India Gold’ Competition section. Earlier, BP was selected for the South Asian...

Well-known Marathi filmmaker Sanjay Surkar no more

on Mon, Oct 1, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Acclaimed Marathi filmmaker Sanjay Surkar passed away following a massive heart attack while on the sets of Padmini Kolhapure’s film Lathi recently. Surkar (53) was shooting with his unit when he collapsed and was rushed to Ratna Hospital, where he was declared dead on admission. A National Award winning director, Surkar gave some of the best Marathi films during the...

Chinmay Mandlekar wants to play Chhatrapati Sambhaji onscreen

on Sun, Sep 30, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Marathi audiences have known actor Chinmay Mandlekar for some good roles. He has shown his strong screen presence in popular Marathi films like Zenda, Gajar, Jogwa and Morya. At a time when some of the Marathi actors have almost ruined their career with mindless roles in Hindi films, Chinmay remains selective and has done just two but remarkable Hindi movies, namely Tere Bin...

Which are favourites books of your celebrities?

on Sat, Sep 29, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

People normally think that film personalities don’t read books, or that they don’t have time to do so. But contrary to this, filmmakers and actors make sure that they read at least something at a regular interval. So which are their favourite books? When Rang Marathi posed this question to the celebrities, their answers revealed the names of some great authors and some...

Nitin Desai announces film on Lokmanya Tilak

on Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

After Balgandharva and Ajintha, Nitin Desai is coming up with yet another periodic Marathi film. The talented art director and producer on September 18 announced a grand film on the life of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, who first ignited the fire of revolution against the British rule in Maharashtra. Desai offered the screenplay of the proposed film to Lord Ganesha at Kesariwadi...

Yogesh Gosavi wants check on flood of technicians

on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Yogesh Gosavi, the director of forthcoming Marathi film Gadbal Gondhal, feels that there’s a need to check the increased inflow of technicians in Marathi film industry. “Those who have nothing to do with creativity are growing in large numbers in the industry. Many of them are incompetent to work as technicians and therefore it must be ensured that they don’t cheat producers...

Viju Mane’s next film to be Chuk Bhul Dyaavi Ghyaavi

on Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | By Shailesh Narwade

Marathi filmmaker Viju Mane, who gave the brilliant Khel Maandla recently, is currently working on two scripts – a humorous family entertainer and a political film. “The first one is titled Chuk Bhul Dyaavi Ghyaavi. The story deals with one of the many ways of living a happy life. I’m expecting to finish writing its first draft by October end,” Viju said. “I’m...