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Shakti Salgaokar

  • Marathi film review: Rege merges two distinct strands of society to tell a gritty tale

    Mumbai’s underworld, a topic very rarely tackled in Marathi cinema, is at the heart of this week’s Marathi release, Rege. Abhijit Panse’s directorial debut has received a lot of praise across the festival circuit and rightly so.

    Friday, 15 August 2014 - 5:19pm
  • Marathi Film Review: Rama Madhav is an interesting take on the life of Peshwa women through a young girl's eyes

    First up, I want to congratulate Mrinal Kulkarni. There are such few women directors in Marathi cinema, and Mrinal, in her second film, has taken on the Herculean task of making a period film. Rama Madhav is a royal love story set against the backdrop of politics, war and the dawn of a new era. A...

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 1:30pm
  • Movie Review: Lai Bhaari (Marathi)

    When it comes to Marathi cinema, there has always been a great divide between meaningful and commercial cinema. The latter was limited to slapstick comedy and stories with a devotional twist, production value was often weak and there was very little one could enjoy. But these films did thumping...

    Friday, 11 July 2014 - 6:16pm
  • Review: Marathi film Ajoba

    It’s 2.5 years since we saw Sujay Dahake’s debut film Shaala. And now, this week releases his second feature Ajoba.

    Saturday, 10 May 2014 - 9:29pm
  • Movie Review: Yellow (Marathi)

    For Marathi cinema, 2014 was off to a great start. And among the handful films that one was really looking forward to was Yellow.

    Monday, 7 April 2014 - 12:18pm
  • Marathi film Fandry is a rich experience

    It’s Valentines’ Day. We’re going for our dose of romance, painted bright fuchsia, steeped in sugar-water and sprinkled with rose-petals. But there’s a Marathi film, a love story in theaters this V-Day that’s painted rustic brown, steeped in sweat and sprinkled with dust. And I’d exchange a...

    Monday, 17 February 2014 - 8:07pm
  • Review: Marathi film Time Pass is worth your time

    Ravi Jadhav proves himself a compelling story-teller as he establishes the story, and its background with a very stylized, distinctive voice.

    Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 5:26pm
  • Marathi film Pitruroon is mildly entertaining

    With a rather predictable story, Pitruroon becomes mildly entertaining because of the performances of the protagonists. Watch Pitruroon for its hummable music by Kaushal Inamdaar, stellar performances by Sachin Khedekar and Tanuja.

    Sunday, 22 December 2013 - 8:05pm
  • Marathi film Lagna Pahave Karun is a refreshing entertainer

    The latest Marathi release is a must watch.

    Saturday, 5 October 2013 - 6:52pm
  • Marathi film 72 Miles, Ek Pravas disappoints

    Avoid the film and read the book instead if you’d like to experience this journey and I promise it will leave a mark on your soul.

    Saturday, 10 August 2013 - 8:55pm