The 14th Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced a list of seven films to compete in the Marathi Film Competition section. The festival will be held from 14 to 21 January 2016.
The seven Marathi films selected for the prestigious contest are Nagraj Manjule’s Sairat, Umesh Kulkarni’s Highway, Prasad Namjoshi’s Ranga Patanga, Makarand Mane’s Ringan, Shivaji Lotan Patil’s Halal, Mahesh Manjrekar’s Natsamrat, and Aadish Keluskar’s Kaul.
While Umesh Kulkarni’s Highway – Ek Selfie Aarpar, starring Girish Kulkarni, Huma Qureshi, Tisca Chopra, Renuka Shahane Rana, Vidyadhar Joshi, Mukta Barve, Sunil Barve, Mayur Khandge, Shrikant Yadav, Kishore Chaugule, Kishor Kadam, Vrishali Kulkarni and Purva Pawar, released in 2015; Mahesh Manjrekar’s Natsamrat, starring Nana Patekar and Vikram Gokhale, released on 1 January 2016.
Nagraj Manjule’s Sairat and Prasad Namjoshi’s Ranga Patanga, starring Makrand Anaspure and Sandip Pathak, are complete and are awaiting their release.