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Star Pravah brings together a mélange of popular Marathi stars for “Jeevalaga”

Marathi entertainment channel Star Pravah announced the launch of “Jeevalaga”, a new daily show, slated to begin airing 8th Apr 2019 onwards. This show marks the return to television of both Swwapnil Joshi and Siddharth Chandekar after a gap of over seven years and the debut of Amruta Khanvilkar in a Marathi fiction show. The show also features Madhura Deshpande, who has essayed memorable roles on both television and in movies.

Ravikant Sabnavis – Executive Vice-President & General Manager, Star Pravah says, ‘Jeevalaga’ is an engaging love story exploring the relationships between married couples, with each of the characters challenged to stand for what they believe is right.

“Jeevalaga highlights the power of love and shows how one can handle relationships with maturity” says Satish Rajwade, Programming Head at Star Pravah.

Swwapnil Joshi said, “I am absolutely delighted to be back to television, a medium that has truly enriched me as a professional, and I am excited to be working with the team at Star Pravah once again. In “Jeevalaga”, I play the role of a writer Vishwas, who is a mature and understanding husband.

Amruta Khanvilkar observes that the grandeur of the serial is nothing less than that of a film owing to its star cast and the production values. “I have not previously done television and I am really looking forward to be a part of this grand show. I am most excited by the character of Kavya that I play in the show. She is a dashing entrepreneur and has a loving partner Vishwas. The relationship between Kavya and Vishwas is not the one we experience in our daily life. I am sure that the audience will love the characters as much as we are while portraying them on screen”

“This is truly a home coming for me. I am acting in a TV serial after a gap of nine years. My first show Agnihotra was aired on Star Pravah and directed by Satish Rajwade. The story of Jeevalaga is unique hence I loved it the moment I heard it. I am playing the challenging character of Nikhil who is an introvert and believes in keeping his problems to himself,” said Siddharth Chandekar.

Madhura Deshpande said, “I was excited after I heard the story for the first time, and there was no way I could miss this opportunity. The role of Vidhi that I am playing is a happy go lucky, lovable young girl who believes in true love. It’s a character that everybody will love to watch. I will get to learn a lot from actors like Swwapnil Joshi, Amruta Khanvilkar and Siddharth Chandekar and I look forward to working with them”.

Swwapnil Joshi’s return gift to his fans on his birthday

One of the most loved and versatile actor of M-Town, Swwapnil Joshi announces his birthday return gift in the form of a radio show called ‘Share It With Swwapnil’ for his fans. This show will be aired on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM wherein his fans can share or confess anything under the sun with him. This show will allow Swwapnil to have a blend of serious and candid conversations on a one on one basis with his fans, giving the listeners a variety of topics to ponder about.

Swwapnil has served more than 20 years in the entertainment industry and has always raised his performance bar to the next level. He’s also exploring web series projects with out of the box content allowing him to experiment with different roles. His work has always been appreciated by his fans and this makes him one of the most lovable actors in the industry.

Swwapnil’s next Marathi film ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai 3’ directed by Satish Rajwade, this is one of the first Marathi film to have a part three. The series of Mumbai Pune Mumbai have received accolades at the Box office and it seems ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai 3’ is highly awaited among his fans to spectate another great performance by him.

With “Share It With Swwapnil” airing soon and ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai 3’, releasing on 7th December. Swwapnil’s fans surely have a lot to look forward to.

New Reality Show ‘Super Dancer Maharashtra’ on Sony Marathi

Sony Marathi, the premium Marathi general entertainment channel from Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is bringing Sony Entertainment Television’s popular dance reality show ‘Super Dancer’ to Marathi audiences. Titled, ‘Super Dancer Maharashtra’ the search for young talented superstars is currently underway in Maharashtra across cities like Nagpur, Kolhapur, Pune, Nasik, Aurangabad and Mumbai.

The launch edition will be centered around children who are adept dancers, showcasing their dancing prowess, while shining bright as superstars on Sony Marathi. Launching on October 15, 2018 Super Dancer Maharashtra will air Monday & Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on Sony Marathi.

To ensure that pure talent does not go unnoticed, Sony Marathi brings on board an impeccable jury comprising director par excellence Satish Rajwade, the gorgeous Marathi actor & dancer Amruta Khanvilkar and choreographer Vitthal Patil. Entertainers at the core, these jury members will pack a punch with the razzmatazz and glamour, while being mentors to the children on Super Dancer Maharashtra. The show will be hosted by crowd favourite, actor Amey Wagh.

The channel’s belief is that if skills are nourished at an early age and given an adequate platform for appreciation, then success is not far behind. With this thought in mind, Sony Marathi is all set in its quest to find Maharashtra’s very own super dancer in its first edition of the popular dance format for children between the age group of 4 – 13 years.

Super Dancer Maharashtra is sure to entertain you as the little dancers from the region gear up to showcase their spunky performances as they put on their dancing shoes to woo you. Get set to join the jury as they embark on their search of finding Maharashtra’s first Super Dancer!

Tune into Super Dancer Maharashtra every Monday and Tuesday at 9 pm only on Sony Marathi!

Mumbai Pune Mumbai- 3 to be released on 7th December 2018

‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai’, which was released five years ago, was a super-duper hit on national and international level. The success was repeated when its sequel ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai -2’ was released two years ago. Now, the history is all set to be repeated as producer Sanjay Chhabria and Associate-producer Amit Bhanushali (of 52 Friday Cinemas) and director Satish Rajwade announced of the third part of Mumbai Pune Mumbai’. The hit pair in lead role Swapnil Joshi and Mukta Barve joined director Satish Rajwade in announce Making the 3rd Sequel of the film and will hit the screens across the state on 7th December 2018

The sequel ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai-2’ was released during Diwali on November 2 two years ago. Not only in Maharashtra, but the film goers even in other states like Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka and even in US received overwhelming Response. The film was screened in San Francisco, Houston, Los Angeles, Detroit, Salt Lake City among other others.

Director Satish Rajwade said, “We did not expect Mumbai Pune Mumbai to be successful to such an extent. Mumbai Pune Mumbai (MPM) as now became a cult, seating a trend of one of its kind love story. MPM has become a habit with the audience. People are now more curious about the lives of Gautam and Gauri. And related themselves with the happenings in the lives of the couple.

He further said that “While shooting for ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai’, we did not expect that we will go for the sequel. But, during the making of its second part we realise that there was a room for the third part of the film. It would not be appropriate to reveal any details about the upcoming film, but I can surely say that the third part will again prove to be equally successful,” said Satish Rajwade.

Sanjay Chhabria of Everest Entertainment said, “Everest Entertainment and Amit Bhanushali are synonymous to each other and enjoy ties since our first film. To strengthen the relationship, we came together during the production of the sequel of the film. The ties will be further strengthened as we are making the third part together. We are happy that we are once again getting an opportunity to work with Swapnil Joshi, Mukta Barve and talented director Satish Rajwade.”

Amit Bhanushali of ‘52 Friday Cinemas’ is Associate-producer of ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai-3’ said, “Mumbai Pune Mumbai’ is very close to our heart because it is our first Marathi film as producer. We own the parental relationship with all the three parts of the film and hence we are very excited about the release of the ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai-3’ early next year. We are very confident that ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai-3’ will be equally supported by the audience.”

The grand success of the ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai’, which was released five years ago, resulted in the film being remade in various Indian languages. The film was applauded by the patron from across the globe. The sequel was produced on the request by the audience. They liked the pair of Swapnil and Mukta very much. Both the films got overwhelming response by the film goers and this was proved through the collection on the ticket window.

The film is also known by the name of talented director Satish Rajwade. He has penned the story of the film. The third part will also see Swapnil and Mukta in lead roles.

Everest Entertainment has many hit Marathi films to its credit. Mee Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy, Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho, Hapus, Ideachi Kalpana, Tukaram, Aajach Divas Majha, Happy Journey, Coffee Ani Barech Kaahi, Time Please, Mumbai Pune Mumbai -2 and Baapjanma are some of them produced and presented by the company.

Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ Marathi film ‘Aapla Manus’ trailer launched

Viacom18 Motion Pictures & Ajay Devgn’s ‘Aapla Manus’ has been making the headlines since its announcement making it the most anticipated Marathi film in 2018. With over 1.5 million views on the teaser, Satish Rajwade’s directorial venture starring Nana Patekar has successfully managed to grab the attention of its viewers. The makers launched the trailer of the film along with the entire cast, Nana Patekar, Sumeet Raghavan and Irawati Harshe at an event recently.

The trailer gives us a glimpse into the lives of a young urban couple Rahul and Bhakti Gokhale, played by Sumeet Raghavan and Irawati Harshe respectively and the complexity of the relationship with the father. The unexpected death of the father marks the entry of Senior Inspector, Maruti Nagargoje, played by Nana Patekar into their lives. Maruti Nagargoje turns their world upside down making them question their beliefs about life and family.

Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures says, “It gives me immense pleasure to present our first Marathi film of 2018, ‘Aapla Manus’, a film that reflects our ethos of providing path breaking and engaging content for our viewers. The film has a stellar cast from Nana Patekar to Sumeet Raghavan to Irawati Harshe, who have been guided by the very talented captain of the ship, Satish Rajwade. We could not have asked for better partners than Ajay Devgn Ffilms, Watergate Productions and Shhri Gajanan Chitra on ‘Aapla Manus’.

Nana Patekar said, “After Natasamrat, I was waiting for something special to come my way, a character that wouldn’t leave me even after the narration and with Maruti Nagargoje, I found him. He is a complex character, something that I have never played before in Marathi cinema. He is a man of few words, has a peculiar dialect and mannerism, a characteristic that makes him so unique.”

Nikhil Sane, Business Head – Viacom18 Motion Pictures Marathi and Colors Marathi, said, “In the last few years Marathi cinema has evolved in many ways, especially with its great ability to deal with diverse nature of stories reflecting our literary, social and cultural values. Most importantly, the response of Marathi audiences has been incredible which is clearly reflecting at the Box office. Here comes our film Aapla Manus which has strong storytelling and stellar performances which will connect with our discerning audiences. I am confident that it is going to be the biggest Marathi film post, a treat for the Marathi audiences with none other than Nana Patekar as the protagonist.”

Aapla Manus; A presentation by Viacom18 Motion Pictures & Ajay Devgn is produced by Ajay Devgn Films, Watergate Productions & Shhri Gajanan Chitra, releases on 09.02.2018.