July 15, 2011 3:57:16 pm
Deool,the debut production of Devisha Films,is scheduled to release on September 23 all over Maharashtra. Produced by Abhijeet Gholap,it is directed by Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni. The screenplay and dialogues are written by Girish Kulkarni. Its the third film from the writer-director duo who have given successful and critically-acclaimed films like Valu and Vihir in the recent past.
The film stars Nana Patekar,Dilip Prabhavalkar,Sonali Kulkarni,Mohan Agashe,Girish Kulkarni,Usha Nadkarni,Jyoti Subash,Kishor Kadam,Atisha Naik,Vibhavari Deshpande,Hrishikesh Joshi and others. For the first time ever,Naseeruddin Shah will be seen in a Marathi film.
Lyrics by Swanand Kirkire and set designs by Nitin Chandrakant Desai are the other major credits.
2nd MIFTA to take off in London
The second edition of the Marathi International Film And Theatre Awards (MIFTA) will be held in Londons Indigo 2 Auditorium in September. It is the joint effort of Mahesh Manjrekars Ashwani Films and Raja Rani Travels Pvt Ltd. While Chandrakant Kulkarni,Neena Kulkarni and Bipin Nadkarni are the judges for Marathi films,the plays will be judged by Shrirang Godbole,Bharti Achrekar and Jayanat Pawar. Nominations of the same will be out soon.
Girish Kulkarnis and Umesh Kulkarnis film Deool will be premiered at the event. While last years event was held in Dubai,next year,the award function will be held at New York.
Madhushree sings for Marathi film
Singer Madhushree makes her Marathi singing debut with Vishwajeet Gaikwads Laginghai. The song is in praise of Goddess Adimata and has lyrics by Onkar Mangesh Dutt and music by Pankaj-Pushkar.
Mandar Shinde will be directing the film which will go on floors on September 12.
Music launch of Vaagai Sooda Vaa held
The audio release of Vaagai Sooda Vaa,directed by Sargunan of Kalavani fame,was held on July 1 at Sathyam Cinemas,Chennai. Starring Vimal,Iniya,Bhagyaraj and Ponvannan,the film is produced by Muruganandam of Village Theatres. The audio CD was released by director Bharathiraja and received by Bhagyaraj at an event attended by film fraternity members including Cheran,Ameer,S. P. Jananathan,S. A. Chandrasekar,Vasanth,Vijay,Prabhu Solomon,Simbudevan,Suseendran,Pandiraj and others.
Vaagai Sooda Vaa is set in the 1970s and has music by debutant Gibran and lyrics by Vairamuthu,Ve Ramaswamy and Karthik Netha.
Singer Swapnil Bandodkar to act
Marathi playback singer Swapnil Bandodkar makes his foray into acting with Gravity Films and Entertainment Corporations first Marathi venture. Founded by producer Sammeer Arora and co-producer Himanshu Amberkar,GFECs yet untitled film will be directed by Sammeer Arora who has penned several Hindi films and TV shows.
German Actress Elina will be seen as the female lead.
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