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Marathi film fest from May 23

On the occasion of the 46th Marathi Film Awards function,the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal,in collaboration with Maharashtra Rajya Sanskritik Sanchalanalaya,has organised a seven-day Marathi film festival from May 23 to 29.

Written by Express News Service | Pune |
May 19, 2009 2:32:02 am

On the occasion of the 46th Marathi Film Awards function,the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal (ABMCM),in collaboration with Maharashtra Rajya Sanskritik Sanchalanalaya,has organised a seven-day Marathi film festival from May 23 to 29.

Elaborating on the festival,Ajay Sarpotdar,president,ABMCM,said,“Marathi film industry is booming with films divided in two sections — while one section is sensitive and meaningful cinema,the other section is about light,commercial cinema. With this festival,we aim to provide a common platform to both the genres.”

The festival will be inaugurated by veteran Marathi actors Ramesh and Seema Deo at 4 pm on May 23 at Ganesh Kala Krida Rangmanch in the presence of State Cultural Minister Harshawardhan Patil and Guardian Minister Ajit Pawar. The inaugural film — Harishchandrachi Factory — will be screened soon after the function.

The festival will screen over 25 films in three venues — CityPride,Kothrud and Ganesh Kala Krida Rangmanch. Some of the films that will be screened include Tingya,Valu,Evdhasa Abhal,Vasudev Balwant Phadke,Checkmate,Jogwa,Me Shivaji Raje Bhosale Boltoy,Ek Daav Dhobi Pachhad and Uladhal.

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“They also include 10 films nominated for awards this year and five blockbusters that ran more than 10 weeks in theatres,” he said. Agnidivya,a film by city-based director Ajit Shirole,will be premiered at the festival.

The tickets will be available at Balgandharva Rang Mandir,Ganesh Kala Krida Rang Manch and CityPride,Kothrud.

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First published on: 19-05-2009 at 02:32:02 am

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