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Sanjay Dutt releases trailer of BABA, his first production of a Marathi film

The Marathi and Hindi Film Industry is excited about BABA, the first Marathi film being produced by Sanjay Dutt and his wife Maanayata Dutt. The first trailer of the film was released by none other than Sanjay Dutt in the presence of entire cast and crew of the film. The trailer has further increased the curiosity about the film as it gives the glimpse of the story and hints at the twists and turns BABA has to offer.

The first trailer of the film was released, on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, on Tuesday, July 16 at PVR Cinemas Juhu by Sanjay Dutt in the presence of actors Deepak Dobriyal, Nandita Patkar, Spruha Joshi, Abhijeet Khandkekar, Chittaranjan Giri, Jaywant Wadkar, Shailesh Datar,Jayant Gadekar, child artist Aaryan Menghji and entire cast & crew of film.  Director Raj R Gupta, producers Maanayata Dutt & Ashok Subhedar too were present on the occasion.

BABA is co-produced under their banner Sanjay S Dutt Productions, with Ashok and Aarti Subhedar of Blue Mustang Creations. The Poster had Created a lot of Buzz around the Movie and the Teaser has already gone Viral given the content and the star cast. The first most awaited song from the film, ‘Adgula Madgula’ released last week has been well received by audience and has been making rounds on social media. The glimpses of the film brought forward in bits and pieces have further induced the curiosity about the film. The trailer released on Tuesday reinforced the fact that the film has its own class.

From the trailer this looks story of a unique & poor couple staying far away from a bustling village.By grace, their world is silent yet they are very happy and contended. They have an eight year old adorable son who also does not speak. One day a high profile couple comes to their home to take the boy away from them. Local police intervenes and advises them to seek legal claim through court if they so believe. Through the ups and downs of legal battle and his personal challenges, does a father’s love succeed in retaining his beloved child or not is the story of the film “BABA”. Slated to release on 2nd August, audience will have to wait and see this beautifully shot film in picturesque Konkan.

The film is directed by Raj R Gupta and produced by Sanjay S Dutt Productions & Blue Mustang Creations.

Sanjay Dutt had announced the film on his twitter handle a few weeks ago. In a spree of tweets, he had expressed his feelings about the film over his twitter handle. He has said, “Dedicating our first Marathi Film BABA to the Person who remained Steadfast in my life through everything! Love you Dad! Our first song is out now. Catch the fun bond between father and son from our song Adgula Madgula.”

Maanayata Dutt too had tweeted saying, “Dedicating our 1st Marathi Film BABA to the one and Only Sunil Dutt Sahab, whose rock solid support always enhanced our Confidence!” While expressing about the song, she had tweeted, “Here is our 1st song Adgula Madgula, one of my favorite songs of the film…out now.”

“BABA” features Tanu Weds Manu fame actor Deepak Dobriyal in his very first Marathi film, along with Nandita Patkar. Spruha Joshi, Abhijeet Khandkekar, Chittaranjan Giri,Jaywant Wadkar, Shailesh Datar,Jayant Gadekar, child artist Aaryan Menghji.

The film is directed by Raj R Gupta, Director of DHAGHA, a Marathi short film released on Zee 5.  The music is by Rohan Rohan while background score is by Susmit Limaye.

On the release of Teaser, Ashok Subhedar of Blue Mustang Creations expressed his excitement and was eager to share stories behind the making of this wonderful film “BABA” This is a story written by Manish Singh – BABA is beautiful story of a father and his son. “Set in a scenic village in a coastal village of Konkan, this is a story that will resonate with every age group, for its simplicity and innocence”.

Raj R Gupta, the Director of ‘BABA” says, “I truly believe emotions have no language and this has been beautifully conveyed by the actors in our film. It is a bittersweet tale of how a family strives to stay together despite all odds.”

Casting director Sunil Shakya’s birthday was pouring with celebrities

Keeping the “parampara” (tradition) like every year, casting director Sunil Shakya celebrated his birthday with celebrities from Bollywood and Tellywood along with friends on 8th August. Tellywood candy eye Pearl Puri, Aniruddha Dave and many more were present on the occasion. The bash was held at The White Room at Andheri, Mumbai.

After the cake cutting, the dance floor was open and celebs showed their best moves on the latest numbers. Drinks and mouth watering snacks were flowing. The party went on till the wee hours.

Pearl Puri, Aniruddh Dave, Gaurav Sharma, Gaurav Bajpai, Rajneet Kaur, Taran Bajaj, Jayant Gadekar, Neeraj Sood, Subrat Dutta, Sushil Bonthiyal, Rakesh Pandey, Harish Hariaidh, Rupesh Sonar, Jyotsana Indore, Sonali Singh, Vikram Kochar, Anil Mange and many more celebs graced the birthday party.

Directors like Anupam Santosh Saroj, Vishal Dave, Suraj Tiwari, Jitendra Rai, Ajit Sinha and Ragini Gunjan also came to wish the birthday boy.

The other guests present were lyricist Shaqeel Azmi, Rupendra Singh Rana, singer Pankaj Mudgal, casting director Harry Varma, Vipin Gautam, Anoop Gautam, Sanjay Sonu, Rakesh Yadav and Angad Singh Rajput.

Sunil Shakya is a popular casting director in industry. He has done casting for serials like SAB TV’s ‘Yaaron Ka Tashan’, Star Plus’ show ‘Silsila Pyar Ka’ and others. Currently working with Vikram Bhatt for his company Loneranger Production Pvt Ltd. Sunil did casting for webseries like Untouchable, Maaya-2, Tantra, Twistted -2, Zindabad, Zakhmi and still going on.