After receiving many national and international awards as a film producer and presenter for his movies like Halal, Lathe Joshi, 31st October, Perfume; Amol Kagne is all set to make his acting debut with Milind Ukey’s ‘Monsoon Football’ which is a UKEY Film Production in association with Vivid Sportz. Amol who is a Maharashtrian by birth will be seen playing the character of a Gujarati husband to one of the female leads in the film.
When asked about his preparation for his role Amol said, “It’s a good opportunity for me to be a part of such good films. The character that I am playing is that of a Gujarati husband and is very challenging for me as I am a Maharashtrian so I learned Gujarati from my make-up dada on the set and also spent a lot of time with one of my Gujarati friend from whom I picked up some tips for the behaviorism. I also had to gain around 6kgs of weight for my role in this film.”
Amol who holds a degree in Nitya Shastra at Lalit Kala Kendra from Pune university has done over 26 theatre plays and has produced over 5 films. He has also acted in National School of Drama( Bharat Ranga Mahotsav) His movies ‘Halal’ and ‘31st October’ were also screened at Cannes film festival, Asian film festival, London Indian film festival, Goa International Film festival and Pune international film festival. While speaking to Milind Ukey about his experience of working with Amol Kagne he said, “Amol is a very sensitive actor. The character that I gave him is difficult. It has many layers, but Amol did lots of research and made his last-minute preparations so he could perform his scenes very powerfully. I am sure audience will take special notice of his acting.”
Along with Amol Kagne the audience will also get a chance of seeing talented actresses like Sagarika Ghatge, Chitrashi Rawat, Vidya Malvade, Delnaaz Irani, Pritam Kagne and Usha Naik playing football in a sari along with sports shoes. The film showcases the fight of the housewives to bring back their identity which they lost after becoming a housewife. The film is expected to hit the multiplexes by January 2019. Amol Kagne will also be seen as a lead role in the upcoming movies like Babo, Ahilya, Jhol Jhal & Bhonga, Arrange Marriage.