Marathi Film

  • Marathi audience accepts films with unique concepts: Riteish Deshmukh 02-04-2014 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh, whose upcoming Marathi production 'Yellow' deals with children with special needs, says films with unique concepts gain wider acceptance among Marathi audiences compared to Hindi. "I had not seen any film on such subject and I felt that I must make the film, so we made...
  • National Award winnning Marathi film 'Dhag' to be released on March 7 01-03-2014 01:08 PM

    New Delhi: National Award winning Marathi feature film 'Dhag', directed by Shivaji Lotan Patil, will hit theatres March 7, DAR Film Distributors (DFD) announced Friday. Produced by Vishal Pandit Gaware, 'Dhag' stars Hansraj Jagtap, Usha Jadhav, Upendra Limaye, Nagesh Bhosala, Suhani Deshpande and Neha Dakhinkar in leading roles. The movie...
  • Why Bollywood actors are keen on producing regional films 23-02-2014 11:16 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit is impressed by the content of Marathi films. But she isn't sure if she will ever follow in the footsteps of some Hindi movie stars and produce a film in the regional language. "I have not seen recent Marathi films, but yes I have seen 'Natrang'...
  • Marathi film 'Timepass' takes the box-office by storm 09-01-2014 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ravi Jadhav's latest offering 'Timepass' has proved to be a game changer for the Marathi film industry. The light-hearted love story has collected over Rs 6.5 crore in its opening weekend after releasing in 250 screens. Lately, Marathi films have started to earn good money and it's...
  • Salman's special appearance in Riteish's Marathi film 18-08-2013 02:05 PM

    Mumbai: Salman Khan will be seen in a special appearance in Riteish Deshmukh's second Marathi production venture 'Lai Bhaari', which also marks the latter's debut in Marathi films as an actor. Titled 'Lai Bhaari', the film is being directed by Nishikant Kamat and it is being co-produced by Riteish's banner...
  • Choreographer Subal Sarkar dead 13-11-2011 04:36 PM

    Mumbai: Renowned dancer and choreographer of Marathi film industry Subal Sarkar died here Saturday following a prolonged illness, a family friend said. He was 76. Sarkar breathed his last at his Dadar residence in the morning. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Sarkar, hailing from...
  • Ace music director Shrinivas Khale no more 02-09-2011 12:14 PM

    Mumbai: Renowned Marathi music director Shrinivas Khale passed away at his residence in neighbouring Thane early today following brief illness. He was 85 and is survived by wife and three daughters. Sources said 'Khale Kaka' as he was fondly called was not keeping well for the last few days and...
  • Cinema is Thackerays' latest political weapon 24-08-2010 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) are at it again. The parties have found a new cause to champion in the name of Marathi pride. Shiv Sena activists on Monday demanded that multiplexes in Mumbai reduce the price of Marathi film tickets. The agitation comes just...
  • 'Marathi films are richer than Hindi ones' 18-04-2010 09:48 AM

    Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh feels the richer content of Marathi films enables them score over Hindi movies. "Just watched two Marathi movies back to back - both of them were very good. Jogwa is simply outstanding, Rajeev Patil (director) is simply superb. Upendra Limaye and Mukta Barve, the lead actors...
  • Marathi actor Nilu Phule dead 13-07-2009 10:43 AM

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  • Marathi film industry gets a push with De Dhakka 07-06-2008 01:20 AM

    Mumbai: India fast bowler Varun Aaron is facing a further lay-off from international cricket after it was reported that he suffered a recurrence of a back injury. According to the Indian Express, the 22-year-old from Jharkhand could be out of cricket until at least September. “There was a slight niggle,...
  • Farah embraces Marathi for good friend Shreyas Talpade 06-06-2008 02:07 AM

    Mumbai Rahul Dravid on Wednesday gave a huge thumbs-up to the captaincy skills of Sourav Ganguly and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying while the former was passionate about his job, the latter is a great leader by example. All the captains had something. The two captains that I played under the...
  • No Marathi films? Mah govt shuts down 34 cinemas 02-05-2008 12:59 AM

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder will take an indefinite break from cricket to deal with personal issues after being dropped following a drinking binge. Ryder had been through a deeply stressful and emotional time and needed to concentrate on his personal wellbeing, the player's manager Aaron Klee told...
  • Halls won't screen Marathi films, cops suspend license 29-04-2008 11:56 AM

    Mumbai: Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth on Wednesday made it clear that opener Virender Sehwag and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were not dropped and have been rested purely on fitness ground. Physiotherapist have advised that both Zaheer and Sehwag need to take rest as they have some injuries. It is...
  • Mumbai cops to issue fresh show cause notice to Raj 03-03-2008 08:33 PM

    Wellington: Uncapped fast bowler Doug Bracewell has been named in New Zealand's Test and one-day cricket squads to tour Zimbabwe next month, becoming the latest player with that surname to represent New Zealand. Bracewell is the son of former Test fast bowler Brendon Bracewell and the nephew of Test off-spinner...
  • Sex for favour: Actor gets bail, producer assaulted 26-12-2007 06:56 PM

    Chennai: Stuart Broad took the last two wickets as England's bowlers finally hit form at the World Cup on Sunday to secure an unlikely six-run win over the previously unbeaten South Africa. South Africa bowled out England for 171 at Chennai's Chidambaram Stadium but a varied and disciplined English attack...