Mukta Arts is pleased to announce that it has taken over the negative rights including worldwide distribution rights of the film VALU (the wild bull) a Marathi language film directed by Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni and produced by Aantarik Films Pvt. Ltd. The film has an ensemble of top Marathi talent including Atul Kulkarni, Dr. Mohan Agashe, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Bharati Acharekar, Girish Kulkarni, Nirmitee Sawant and others, the music is by Mangesh Dhakde.
This is Mukta Arts Ltd.?s reaffirmation of its commitment to Marathi cinema. Mukta Arts Ltd. already has another Marathi film in production KAANDE POHE directed by Rajiv Patil, produced by Shreyas Talpade and starring Tushar Dalvi, Shilpa Tulaskar, Subhodh Bhave and others. Speaking on the occasion Subhash Ghai said that having spent his entire career in Maharashtra he wanted to give back to society what he got from the wonderful state. ?This is only our first step? said Mr. Ghai ?We look forward to promoting new and fresh talent from Maharashtra. VALU is the first film of a young director and has a high quality of production for a regional language film.
This speaks volumes for the young fresh talent from the industry and Mukta Arts Ltd. is always committed to promoting new talent.? Umesh Kulkarni speaking on the occasion expressed great satisfaction and is confident that the film would receive good visibility in the hands of Mukta Arts Ltd. He also felt that this would give him time to focus on his new venture which is underway. He also expressed the hope that in the hands of Mukta Arts Ltd. the film would reach out to wider audiences as the film has a talented cast which unfolds a story around the entrapment of a wild bull on the run.