Today Marathi Cinema has slowly inched its way to the top echelons as far as the content and uniqueness are concerned. There are a lot of reasons why the box office is becoming kinder to Marathi Cinema. One such ‘different’ kind of impactful film which is the centre of discussions these days is Copy, which talks about an inflammative issue in the society. The trailer of the film which has already been showcased in various film festivals was unveiled with great fanfare recently.
Ganesh Ramchandra Patil has produced Copy under the banner of Sri Mahalakshmi Creations. It is pertinent to note that Ganesh Patil has also conceived the basic idea of the film. Copy presented by Palash Bhimshi Wadhan’s Bharat Axim had its splendid trailer launch in the presence of the producer and the director duo, besides the cast an d the crew of the film. Dayasagar Wankhede and Hemant Dhabade have directed the film which sets out to drive home the message that though education is the dire need of the hour today, it is being marketed as a tool shamelessly with impunity. Because of the neglect by the powers that be, the plight of the teachers, students and the parents of the wards have become worse. If on one hand the parents try their level best to impart education to their wards, on the other hand, the wards too set out to prove their prowess through various examinations. The teachers also have a lot of questions which have been left unanswered. The director duo has set out to dissect the pros and cons of the system of education through the film Copy.
The film has won a lot of accolades when it was showcased at a lot of festivals including Asian Film Festival, Los Angeles Cine Festival, Sanskruti Kala Darpan Festival, the 55th State Awards etc. Producer Ganesh says that the film which has received a lot of applause will, make people pause and ponder about the education system in a different way. As the Marathi audiences have always encouraged good and different kind of content, Copy which si a realistic film will also be liked by them, assert the director duo Wankhede and Dhabade.
Actors who have lent justice to the thought provoking issue which has been tackled in then film are Milind Shinde, Anshuman Vichare, Jagganath Nivangune, Kamlesh Sawant, Suresh Vishwakarma, Nita Dhonde, Anil Nagarakar, Rahul Belapurkar, Ashutosh Wadkar, Poonam Rane, Saurabh Sutar, Praveen Kapade, Ravi Virkar, Shraddha Sawant, Adnesh Madhushingarkar, Prateek Lad, Rohit Sonawane, Pratiksha Sable, Shivaji Patne, Sikandar Mulani, Aarti Pathak, Sanika Nirmal, Siddhi Patne and Vidhi Bhagwat. The director duo has also written the screenplay of the film for which Dayasagar has penned the dialogues. Rahul Salve as written the lyrics while the music has been composed by the new generation of music director duo Rohan-Rohan & Vasant Kadu. Sound has been designed by Sameer Shelar. Santanio Tezio has cranked the camera while Sandeep Kuchikorve is the art director. The Executive Producer is Ravindra Tukaram Harle. The makeup is by Ilias Sheikh and Jai Ghonge, Kapinder Singh, Saket Chaudhary and Navnat Govekar are the production managers.