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Katyar Kaljat Ghusali: A Quick Review

Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (The dagger pierced the heat) There are movies and then there are masterpieces. Movies comprise actors.. masterpieces comprise the characters portrayed with perfection. The masterpiece – KKG – is an experience where the central character is music, that too classical music. Moreover, it has many firsts. Shankar Mahadevan’s acting debut, Subodh Bhave’s…

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Killa: A Quick Review

Good Marathi films come with a formula: Simple story set in rural settings or a period drama, watertight script, cast with at least one naughty kid, ”postcard” frames cinematography, mellifluous music score and distributed/ co-produced by Esselvision.

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Marathi Cinema and its Children

Back in 2011 in my attempt to chronicle the new wave of marathi films I wasn’t able to find a common feature or attribute that these films can be identified with. But now if you look back over the marathi films that have been made since then it becomes apparent that many of these filmmakers…

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Welcome Zindagi: Trailer

Marathi Cinema which of late has been remaking films from other languages,especially Malayalam has now turned to Bengali Cinema as well. Written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, Hemlock Society (2012) was quite well received commercially and critically. Now it has been remade in Marathi as Welcome Zindagi, which is written by Ganesh Matkari and directed…