Regional films have been overshadowed in India because of our obsession with Bollywood! In the past few years, the Marathi cinema industry has produced many films that are not only critically acclaimed but have been commercially successful as well, such as Sairat, the only Marathi film to have crossed 100 crores. This transition has brought fresh ideas, untouched subjects and deeper human sensitivity on the celluloid. This has caught the interest of our Bollywood production houses and actors who are going behind the camera for Marathi cinema.
Produced by Priyanka Chopra’s Purple Pebble Pictures, the film starring more than 100 actors tells the story of a joint family whose eldest and the most respected person goes into a coma.
Produced by Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna under the banner of Grazing Goat Pictures, this film is set in the time of 50s and 60s about the journey of a 13-year- old young boy who ran away from his hostel and how this young boy matures with time when he meets a lady and her kids. 72 Miles was screened at the London and Pune International Film Festivals and won 3 awards at the 2014 Maharashtra State Film Awards ceremony.
Vihir is Amitabh Bachchan Corporation’s first Marathi film. It was featured in Berlin film festival and Rotterdam International Film Festival 2010, the Netherlands. The story revolves around two adolescent boys Sameer and Nachiket at the crossroads of life who have a choice to make between an average life and an extraordinary life.
Produced by Riteish Deshmukh, this film deals with the topic of sex education of adolescents. After receiving appreciation for the film, Riteish is all set to make the movie in Hindi.
Vitti Dandu is Ajay Devgn’s first Marathi film under the banner of Ajay Devgn FFilms which revolves around the story narrated by a grandfather to his grandson.
Regional films have been overshadowed in India because of our obsession with Bollywood! But…