Kaasav Marathi Movie Review: Sensitive, nuanced take on depression

Veteran filmmakers Sumitra Bhave-Sunil Sukhtankar take an empathetic look at depression in this National Award winning film.

10 Path-Breaking Marathi Films of this Decade (So Far)!

A list of path-breaking Marathi films of this decade.

Phir Zindagi (Short Film) : Trailer

Sumitra Bhave, who ventured into filmmaking more from circumstances than choice after the positive responsive to her short film ‘Bai’, is back to making a short film called ‘Phir Zindagi’ with her co-director Sunil Sukhtankar. It is the story of how organ donation has the potential of changing lives. It also sheds light on the complicatedContinue reading “Phir Zindagi (Short Film) : Trailer”

Astu (So Be It) Marathi Movie Trailer

The pair of Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukhtankar are among the most consistent directors in the country. Their latest film Astu which means “so be it” is basically about a father-daughter relationship that reverses the equation between the father and his daughter when the father, a retired Sanskrit scholar, suddenly loses his memory and theContinue reading “Astu (So Be It) Marathi Movie Trailer”

Samhita (The Script) and recent trends in Marathi Cinema

The marathi cinema fiend in me was rather disappointed with the films churned out in the year that was. The rare gems that can be liked without any reservations are what first attracted me to marathi cinema. The average quality of films being made in the marathi film industry is as low as any otherContinue reading “Samhita (The Script) and recent trends in Marathi Cinema”

Masala – Deool team’s next film.

Deool, the shared National Award winner for the Best Film of 2011, was part of an unprecedented act yesterday. It was telecast on Television with English subtitles and that too with an ad on the front page of  Bombay Times. I have personally always dreamt of such a thing happening and needless to say IContinue reading “Masala – Deool team’s next film.”

Ha Bharat Mazha Movie Review: Subtle Social Drama

Cinema of the writer-director pair of Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukhtankar is parallel in every sense. The subjects they have chosen right since their very first film Doghi(1995) have always been brave and socially conscious much unlike the most of Indian cinema.  They have managed to fund their films in ways uncommon. They our contentContinue reading “Ha Bharat Mazha Movie Review: Subtle Social Drama”