Katyar Kaljat Ghusali: Does the dagger make an impression?

Katyar Kaljat Ghusali is based on a famous Marathi play by the same name. The issue with remakes/ sequels is that they come in with lots of expectations. The original Marathi play, Katyar Kaljat Ghusali is considered as a milestone in the history of Marathi theatre and hence lots was expected from this film. It was brave of Subodh Bhave to choose such a project as for his debut as director. The trailer looked very promising, Shankar Mahadevan being the being the surprise element. Does the movie successfully recreate the magic of the play? Read on to find out.Continue reading “Katyar Kaljat Ghusali: Does the dagger make an impression?”

Katyar Kaljat Ghusali Marathi Movie Review: When Ego Overrides Talent

Katyar-Kaljat-Ghusali 1In one of the early scenes of the film, the king of Vishrampur showcases a dagger to his wife – an unusual gift for the person who will be appointed as a singer in the king’s court. In the king’s opinion, awarding the dagger to the musician will help to kill his ego and pride which often becomes the bane of many talented individuals and drives them towards self destruction.Continue reading “Katyar Kaljat Ghusali Marathi Movie Review: When Ego Overrides Talent”

Rege Marathi Movie Trailer

Official Synopsis:

The Greed for Power, Position and Fame can ruin anybody. ‘Rege’, is about how vulnerable today’s youngsters are, how they get attracted to the glamor of underworld and eventually get trapped in it. High-profile cops trying to reach the top by eliminating the anti social elements, in turn, working against their own colleagues and system.

Starring: Aaroh Velankar, Mahesh Manjrekar, Pushkar Shrotri, Santosh Juvekar.

Story, Screenplay & Direction: Abhijit Panse

Dialogues: Pravin Tarde & Abhijit Panse

Music: Avdhoot Gupte

DOP: Mahesh Limaye

Art Direction: Santosh Phutane

Editor: Dinesh Poojari

Associate Directors: Ravindra Karmarkar, Shivkumar Parthasarathy

Make-up: Vikram Gaikwad, Santosh Gayke

Executive Producer: Ratnakant Jagtap

Produced By: The Art Beat Productions

Choreographer: Umesh Jadhav

Badam Rani Ghulam Chor: A movie that almost works

Badam Rani Ghulam Chor Poster

Satish Rajwade’s last film Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai was a decent adaptation of Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise. But what had put me off is that there was no credit given to Richard Linklater and for that reason the ignorant section of the public and also the media showered Rajwade with praise for the idea which wasn’t entirely his in the first place. Here, the makers of the popular marathi play Makdachya Haathi Champagne(Champagne in the hands of a monkey) themselves approached Rajwade for adapting it into a film, but Badam Rani Ghulam Chor as an adaptation hasn’t entirely worked like in the case of Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai.Continue reading “Badam Rani Ghulam Chor: A movie that almost works”