marathi films News
Riteish Deshmukh to play Chhatrapati Shivaji in wife Genelia D’Souza’s next!
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Riteish Deshmukh, who debuted to a great response in the Marathi film industry with Lai Bhaari, is all set to excite all his fans further with his next Marathi film. He is all set to play Click here to read more
Anil Kapoor finds Bollywood films’ content to be inferior compared to Marathi cinema!
Is the Dil Dhadakne Do actor looking to expand his horizons domestically?
Anil Kapoor has impressed the Indian as well as International audience with his versatile performances with films like Pukar, Tezaab, Beta, western fare like Slumdog Millionaire and the television series, 24. he has also dabbled in regional cinema, having made his debut in a Kannada film. Click here to read more
Narayani Shastri: The fact that I can be friends with my ex-boyfriend shocks people
The talented actress, who has made a mark in Indian daily soaps and Marathi cinema talks about her movie Runh, playing a eunuch and her life’s fundas
Narayani Shastri is not someone you can have a casual conversation, or so I thought. Click here to read more
Shah Rukh Khan supports Maharashtra government’s decision to screen Marathi films between 12pm – 9 pm!
The Happy New Year actor insisted that regional cinema irrespective of language need to be encouraged
Just a few days back, the industry stood divided on Maharashtra government’s new diktat to compulsorily screen a Marathi film in 6-9pm slot. While celebs like Riteish Deshmukh and Rishi Kapoor backed the decision, the Maharashtra government buckled under the pressure and relaxed the slot to screen Marathi movie between 12-9 pm. Click here to read more
Rishi Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Anurag Kashyap welcome Maharashtra government’s order to screen Marathi films in 6-9 pm slot!
While the new diktat from State government is being frowned upon by many B-town celebs, few have welcomed this move to support Marathi films
If you are a multiplex owner, you better screen a Marathi movie in one of your halls between 6-9 pm everyday, or else your license will be cancelled! This is not a threat but an order issued by Maharashtra State government to support Marathi cinema, so that it does not get lost in the glitter and glamour of its rich & popular cousin Bollywood. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap: I have written some bad films!
Filmmaker Anurag’s take on some regional films and filmmaking
Be it scripts or dialogues, Anurag Kashyap has written for many directors like Ram Gopal Varma and Vikramaditya Motwane. But the filmmaker is not particularly proud of some of his works created for fellow directors.
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Why does Riteish Deshmukh not make marathi films without subtitles?
The actor is all set to be seen in Humshakals, Ek Villain and Lai Bhari
Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh, who feels that Marathi films have worked purely because of their good content, says he Click here to read more
Lai Bhaari promo: Riteish Deshmukh turns angry young man for his Marathi debut
Humshakals actor has donned many avatars in his latest Bollywood film and is ready to surprise his fans in his Marathi debut
Riteish Deshmukh is ready to play the angry young man in his Marathi debut. Bollywood’s funny man seems to be craving for a makeover. So, if we were impressed with his grey shade in Ek Villain, looks like he’s ready to turn be the new Rowdy in Marathi movies. The latest promo of his film Lai Bhari sees the actor in a never-seen-before avatar. BollywoodLifers, does he impress? Click here to read more
Swapnil Joshi: Marathi films are my first love!
Actor Swapnil Joshi who recently won Raja Paranjape Award for his film Duniyadari shares his experience…
On winning the award
It’s an honor to receive this award. Duniyadari is a cult movie. We all have put our best efforts but had no expectations that it would get such a terrific response. It is indeed a moment of pride for me that I was chosen for an award that has a visionary’s name associated with it. Raja Paranjape is one of the pillars of Indian cinema. This award is like a blessing from him. Click here to read more
Superhero film Baji marks a new direction for Marathi cinema and Shreyas Talpade
The Marathi film industry is in very good health indeed!
The discerning audience for Marathi films embraces critically acclaimed films and rude comedies with equally open arms. Click here to read more
Manna Dey deserved a lot more than he got: Lata Mangeshkar
The veteran singer remembers working with the legendary Manna Dey who passed away on October 24
Lata Mangeshkar remembers Manna Dey as a versatile singer and says that the late singer didn’t get as much as he deserved. “I feel really sad to see a colleague go. We sang so many memorable melodies together. If there was duets as romantic as Pyar hua ikrar hua, Yeh raat bheegi bheegi Click here to read more
National Award-winning director Rajiv Patil passes away
Akshay Kumar tweeted about the death of Patil, who had also directed his Marathi film 72 Miles Ek Pravas
Rajiv Patil, director of multiple-National Film Award-winning Marathi film Jogwa, passed away due to a heart attack today. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar informed everyone on Twitter about the sad demise of Patil, who had recently directed his Marathi film 72 Miles Ek Pravas.
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Is Salman Khan diluting his brand equity?
Cineswami takes a look at the superstar’s career in recent times and wonders if next year will be an overdose of Salman for fans
Successful actors are brands these days. Shahrukh Khan has famously said that he is merely an employee of his own brand. The key to nurturing brands is keeping the demand and supply scenario in check – meaning that audiences need to be kept thirsting for more, rather than being supplied with a steady stream of product. Salman Khan has not had a release since 2012’s Dabangg 2 and will not have a release in 2013, unless Riteish Deshmukh’s Lai Bhaari, in which Salman has a special appearance, releases this year. Click here to read more
Why is Anurag Kashyap partnering with a politician’s son?
The filmmaker who is usually away from anything political is producing a film with Narayan Rane’s son Nitesh Rane
Anurag Kashyap is a role model for thousands of young aspirants who want to enter filmdom. He also has a lot of fans who look up to him for having made it on his own – coming from a middle-class background and striking it big through sheer perseverance. While some films made or written dialogue for are politically inclined – Gulal and Yuva, for example – Anurag has never showed allegiance to any political party or politician. Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan and Raj Thackeray at war over Chennai Express!
MNS threatens to stall the release of Chennai Express if the SRK movie eats up multiplex slots allotted to regional films
Raj Thackeray‘s Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Wednesday threatened to disrupt the release of the Shahrukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express. The party’s film unit is upset over reports that the Rohit Shetty-directed movie has demanded prime slots in single cinemas across the state at the expense of some Marathi films that are being screened. The latest update is that Shetty has met Thackeray to discuss the issue. Click here to read more