Right from the inception of Cinema in India, Maharashtrian thespians have always displayed their prowess in acting and attained popularity and have achieved their own special position and status in films, the viewers will very soon experience this in the forthcoming film Anya which is being made in Marathi as well as Hindi.
Being made under the banner of Initiative Films with the support of Capital Woods Pictures, the film introduces the South Indian director Simmy Joseph, who is making his debut as a director in both Hindi as well as Marathi films. Along with stalwarts like Atul Kulkarni and Prathmesh Parab, Bhushan Pradhan will also be seen in the film in a central role. Besides these actors, the film will also have Tejashri Pradhan, who has acted not on Marathi serials but also plays and films. Raima Sen is also making her debut in Marathi films with Anya. The film will also boast of Govind Namdev, Yashpal Sharma, Sunil Tawade and Kritika Dev.
The film is about human trafficking. An attempt has been made to explore a realistic hard core issue in society today and expose the sordid truth behind it. Besides directing the film, Simmy Joseph has also written the story as well as the screenplay for the film. A holder of PHD degree from JNU, Simmy is also the author of the book The Art of Satyagraha and the Messiahs. A writer with a lot of experience, Simmy will display his ability to wield the megaphone in this film with finesse. Mahendra Patil has written the meaningful and incisive dialogues for the Marathi film. Sajan Kalatheel has cranked the camera for the film. Vipin Patwah from Bollywood is the music composer of the film along with Ramanathan , Rishi S and Krishna Raj while Rohit Kulkarni has scored the background music. Hindi Lyrics by Dr. Sagar & Sanjeev Sarathi & Marathi Lyrics by Prashant Jamdar. Shekhar Ujjainwal is the production designer while Nandu Achrekar, Robin and Raju are the associate directors. Saba Mayuri is the choreographer while Neelam Shetye is the costume designer. Thanuj is Editor of the Film. The post production of the film is going on in full swing and the film is slated for release all over the world in the month of November this year.