“Just before the elections, I want two riots. I’ll back the non-Hindus but also target them” says politician Vikas Patil (Milind Soman) to Shriram Lagoo, a veteran riot fixer. Politics is a dirty business. We know this by now. And the news channels, news stories and movies keep reminding us of this regularly. Yet the casual manner in which Soman tells Lagoo to incite riots is chilling and tells us that a thing like this maybe usual business for politicians. It also makes us more cynical and bitter about the things happening around us. A similar sense of cynicism and anger is felt by Shyam Jagdale (Sachin Khedekar) – an idealistic editor of a newspaper named Nagrik and the protagonist of the film. The film tells the story of Jagdale’s helpless battle to fight the increasing corruption around him.Continue reading “Nagrik Marathi Movie Review: Dealing With the Devil Called ‘Corruption’”
Jagan Deshmukh (Dilip Prabhvalkar) a highly respected elderly person, Sadanand Kulkarni (Hrishikesh Joshi) a respected school teacher and Arjun ( Aniket Vishwasrao) a hot tempered youngster are residents of Wadner village located in the district of Maharashtra. These people are living a peaceful life when the son in law to be of Jagan Deshmukh calls off the wedding with Jagan’s daughter. On the other hand Sadanand’s wife wants to file for a divorce and Arjun’s father in law to be (Uday Sabnis) refuses to let his daughter Kalpana (Pooja Sawant) get married to Arjun and thus these three people find their lives turned upside down all of a sudden. It soon turns out that the photos of these three men are accidentally printed on a Government ad promoting vasectomy and this has caused the turmoil in their lives and is responsible for them facing humiliation. Enraged by this, the three men set out to find the people responsible for this act and to set things right before it is too late.Continue reading “Poshter Boyz (2014) Movie Review: A Good Idea Ruined By Poor Execution”
After making his debut as a producer in the year 2008 with the Marathi movie ‘Sanai Chaughade’ (which was co-produced by Mukta Arts) , actor Shreyas Talpade returns to production with a new Marathi film titled Poshter Boyz.
The film which marks the directorial debut of actor Sameer Patil tells the story of three ordinary men who find their photos accidentally printed in a Government Ad promoting vasectomy ( or nasbandi as it is called in Hindi and Marathi) and how this changes their lives.Continue reading “Poshter Boys : Movie Trailer”
The year 1999 saw the re-emergence of Marathi cinema. After facing some rough times, this film industry was slowly coming back to form. It all started in 1999 with the hit film Bindhaast that saw people coming back to the theatres.
The year 2000 saw a lot of new things happening .The first 24-hour Marathi entertainment channel apart from DD’s local Marathi channel was launched. That was Zee Marathi and it aired a lot of quality content. Thereafter, the Marathi film industry was also slowly coming back on its feet.Continue reading “Highpoints of Marathi Cinema”