Chi Va Chi Sau Ka: Trailer

Paresh Mokashi is a name that Marathi audience is familiar with thanks to his films Harishchandrachi Factory and Elizabeth Ekadashi. He is now back with his latest film, Chi Va Chi Sau Ka. Appearing to be quite in contrast with his work in the past, the film is produced by Nikhil Sane and is written by Paresh Mokashi and Madhugandha Kulkarni. The music is by Narendra Bhide while Sudhir Palsane is the DOP and Abhijeet Deshpande is the editor. While Lalit Prabhakar and Mrinmayee Godbole play the leads, the rest of the cast includes Supriya Pathak, Jyoti Subhash, Sharmishtha Raut, Pournima & Bharat Ganeshpure among others.Continue reading “Chi Va Chi Sau Ka: Trailer”

Elizabeth Ekadashi Movie Review: Heart-tugging Tale Devoid of Emotional Manipulation

Paresh Mokashi literally stormed his way across film circles and made a name with Harischandrachi Factory (2010), a film which brought back Marathi Cinema under the spotlight. A biopic on the father of Indian Cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke, it highlighted the journey which saw him emerge as a filmmaker amidst all odds, in the process making ‘Raja Harischandra’, India’s first motion picture. What I liked in particular about the film was the mild undercurrent of humour in the film, despite being a period film on an important personality. No wonder that after Shwaas (2004), this went on to become the 2nd Marathi film ever to be India’s official entry to the Academy Awards. Hence I was always curious to know what Paresh would come up with next after making such an impressive debut film. It took some time before I got to eventually hear of his second outing, Elizabeth Ekadashi but when I was looking at the names of this year’s films that have made it to the Indian Panorama at IFFI-Goa, I was quite happy.Continue reading “Elizabeth Ekadashi Movie Review: Heart-tugging Tale Devoid of Emotional Manipulation”