clear clear
clear clear clear clear clear
   Scoops & News

Ekta Kapoor & Neeraj Pandey's 1st Marathi film set to storm PIFF

January 10, 2011 02:51:57 PM IST
Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

In what is ostensibly a historical and encouraging move for Indian regional cinema, two Bollywood doyens have collaborated to produce their maiden Marathi film.

After incredible success with LOVE, SEX AUR DHOKHA and ONCE UPON A TIME IN MUMBAAI, Alt Entertainment (a sister brand of Balaji Motion Pictures) has partnered with Neeraj Pandey's (A WEDNESDAY) Friday Filmworks, to produce an endearing family film, TAARYANCHE BAIT (literally, an island of stars.)



If the announcement of the partnership wasn't big enough, it gets bigger as the recently completed film has been officially selected to participate in the competition section at the coveted Pune International Film Festival (PIFF). The world premiere is on January 10, 2011, at the City Pride, Kothrud in Pune. The second screening is on January 13.

Commented Ekta Kapoor, "Balaji is known to push boundaries in content creation, be it films or television. This is a humble endeavor by Alt Entertainment to create something for the discerning and evolved Marathi-speaking community, which has always been an important audience for our content. I look forward to the response to our first step in this direction."

CHECK OUT: Ekta to make RAGINNI MMS in Hindi & Telugu

Said the award-winning director, Neeraj Pandey, "This is an extraordinary story of an ordinary family - a story about miracles and hope in these cynical times. Once we heard the story we just had to do it."

TAARYANCHE BAIT is the directorial debut of the Maharashtra State award-winning writer, Kiran Yadynopavit, and stars heavy-weights like Sachin Khedekar, Ashwini Giri, Vinay Apte, and Kishore Kadam, amongst others. The cinematography is by Sudhir Palsane, the award-winning DOP of GABHRICHA PAUS.

The film is expected to release in cinemas in April.


More related news

- Ekta Kapoor's fashion faux, twice - News
- 10 times when Ekta Kapoor should have been chased by the fashion police!  - News
- Ekta Kapoor: Would never think of bothering Manyata Bhabhi with such a trivial matter - News
- Ekta Kapoor: Vidya Balan kept me on hold for THE DIRTY PICTURE - News
- Varun Dhawan calls Ekta Kapoor 'wild cat'  - News
- Ekta Kapoor continues to rule the 'adult' market  - News
- Ekta Kapoor: Salman Khan is too honest to be a politician - News
- Ekta Kapoor versus Akshay Kumar next Independence Day? - News
- 'Shaktimaan' takes Shahrukh Khan and Ekta Kapoor to task - News
- Ekta Kapoor: I have huge respect for Shahrukh Khan - News
- Happy Birthday Ekta Kapoor!  - News
- Why is Sidharth Malhotra missing his family? - News
- Happy Birthday Sunny Leone - News
- Vishal & Ekta refuse to show EK THI DAAYAN to Women's commission  - News
- Vishal Bharadwaj & Ekta Kapoor launch a book to promote EK THI DAAYAN - News


 News Archives

Movie Reviews
  Hot Gallery
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Worst Dressed Of The Week
Worst Dressed Of The Week
Best Dressed Of The Week
Best Dressed Of The Week
Babe Of The Day
Babe Of The Day

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.