Mogra Phulaalaa, the story about the love between not only a young couple but also a son and his possessive mother, is getting overwhelming response from the audience after it hit the silver screen on June 14. The film had created buzz in Marathi film industry on the backdrop of many developments attached to it, including National Award winner Shrabani Deodhar’s re-entry into direction after a long gap, Swwapnil Joshi donning an entirely different look, melodious music among others. The film had also great expectations as it is produced by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik Nishandar of GSEAMS, one of the leading production houses in India.
The first three days of release saw the film accumulating the business of Rs 1.45 crore. It has been getting similar response in the second week too. The business figures have touched Rs 2.72 crore in second week between June 17 and 23. The response to the film has compelled the producers to increase the number of shows in Citypride chain and multiplexes and theatres in Thane and Mumbai. The film has registered the whopping business of Rs 4.17 crore in two weeks of the its release. The film has received very good response from the audience. The film lovers are flocking in the theatres in Mumbai, Thane, Pune to watch the family drama, which has been subtly narrated.
Released with the tagline ‘Najuk Natyancha Gumphlela Gajra’, the film Mogra Phulaalaa has Swwpanil Joshi and Sai Deodhar in lead roles. Leading actors from Marathi industry Nina Kulkarni, Chandrakant Kulkarni, Anand Ingale, Sandeep Pathak too have contributed to the rich production values of the film. Mother played by Nina Kulkarni resembles with the great character of mother played by other noted actresses on silver screen. Award winning director Chandrakant Kulkarni has tried his acting skills after a long period in this film by playing character of Swwapnil’s uncle. The story, which has been successfully woven into a family drama, subtly deals with the complex relations the middle class families are known for.
Shankar Mahadevan, Bela Shende, Jasraj Joshi and Rohit Raut have sung the songs composed by Rohit Raut and penned by Abhishek Kankhar. The film will be remembered for decades, undoubtedly, owing to the great story, appealing concept duly supported by leading actors and ear soothing songs.