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ZEE5, announces Rangbaaz Phirse

After the phenomenal success of the first season of its most talked about franchise Rangbaaz, ZEE5, one of the largest creator of Indian OTT content has announced a new season with a new story and cast. Rangbaaz Phirse will star Jimmy Sheirgill and Gul Panag in lead roles and is sure to grip the entire nation just as the first season did.

The story, inspired by true events, is of a young guy who falls through the cracks because of politics and is robbed of his youth which subsequently ruins his life. It is about misguided manipulative youth.

With edgy and rusty artwork in the poster, the anticipation for season 2 has piqued even more. In the first poster, you can see a gangster’s pipe gun, bullets and a cowboy hat reminiscent of Al Pacino’s Godfather and brings to life the tenacious atmosphere of the show.

The nine-episode series is an unusual tale of a dream gone wrong. It is a fast-paced crime thriller that encompasses caste supremacy and political rivalry of a gangster.

This season will also see actors Zeeshan Ayyub, Sharad Kelkar, Spruha Joshi, Harsh Chhaya and Sushant Singh in prime roles.

Written by Siddharth Mishra, who also wrote Season 1, directed by Sachin Pathak and produced by JAR Productions, Rangbaaz Phirse will premiere on 20th December on ZEE5.

Sharad Kelkar lends his voice for a Women’s Day Short Film- Meri Khoj Mere Haath

Sharad Kelkar has lent his voice for a Women’s Day special Short Film called- Meri Khoj Mere Haath released on Eros Now on occasion of International Women’s Day, 8th March 2019. The short film marks the debut of Mumbai’s 28 years Old Trishna Samat who has also written he script. The short film, talks about a young girl’s journey of simplicity, honesty and dedication towards achieving her dreams.

On being a part of this project, Sharad Kelkar said, “When Trishna narrated the script to me, I was more than willing to lend my voice for it. I loved the honesty and simplicity of the concept and how it addresses such an important cause. More power to Trishna and all other women out there trying to make a mark for themselves. Wishing the team of Meri Khoj Mere Haath, good luck.”

Talking about her experience on working on Meri Khoj Mere Haath, Trishna said, “It’s been an overwhelming experience working on this passion project. I have always believed that one can achieve what they want with their simplicity and let the fire within burn! I could not have asked for a better debut than this short film where i get to be a version of myself that would inspire so many other women across to believe in the power and beauty of their dreams. I am sure the audiences will love the film and the storyline will touch the right chord.”

Sharad Kelkar to play ‘Never Seen Before’ role in Mohsin Akhtar’s ‘Madhuri’

An upcoming Marathi movie ‘Madhuri’ has become the talk of the town after revealing the teaser poster of this movie. ‘Mumbapuri Productions’ Mohsin Akhtar produced ‘Madhuri’ film is being discussed among audience and film industry, as it is first Marathi production of Mohsin Akhtar and also, Award-winning actress Sonali Kulkarni is doing the lead role in and as Madhuri. After revealing the second poster, the curiosity about this movie has increased. Smart & Handsome actor Sharad Kelkar will be seen in this movie in a very important role which he has never done before. Recently, Sharad Kelkar has launched teaser of ‘Madhuri’ on his social media accounts and audience have got a glimpse of Sharad’s look in this teaser.

Talking about Sharad Kelkar’s character in ‘Madhuri’, producer Mohsin Akhtar said, “While thinking about the character which Sharad has played; I was thinking about the requirements needed by the character. The character is fun loving, Handsome and Hot. Me and Sharad, we are old good friends I have seen many of his work and the roles he played so I decided to cast him for this. I always had faith in him because he is a hard-working person and according to me, he has given one of his best performance in this movie. And trust me audience will get to see his hard work and his never before seen character. After watching the performance of Sharad in this movie, I am sure, he is going to make a big mark in Marathi cinema.”

Be ready to experience the beautiful tale of ‘Madhuri’ on 30th November.

Samhita Joshi debuts with MADHURI

Producer Mohsin Akhtar’s debut venture MADHURI will introduce Samhita Joshi who is daughter of director Swapana Waghmare Joshi.

Says Mohsin, “Writer Shirish Latkar showed me a short film of Samhita. I like her performance and decided to cast her for MADHURI.”

MADHURI is slated to release on 30 November 2018.

Sharad Kelkar joins the cast of ‘Housefull 4’

Sharad Kelkar joins cast of Housefull 4 where he will be seen in a pivotal role and it will be his first out-and-out comic outing. The actor has earlier made his mark with intense characters in films like ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela – Ram-Leela’ and ‘Bhoomi’ and most cherished voice as Baahubali in Bollywood.

Sharad says, “I always try to do different things, be it in terms of my accent or looks. I don’t want to repeat myself. While I’ve mostly played intense characters, it’s good to do a light-hearted film.”

While it marks Sharad’s second collaboration with producer Sajid Nadiadwala and Riteish Deshmukh after the Marathi film ‘Lai Bhaari’, he will be also be working with his ‘Guest in London’ co-actor Kriti Kharbanda and ‘Mohenjo Daro’ co-star Pooja Hegde. Speaking about it, he says, “It’s amazing to reunite with them. I am very fond of Riteish. We have worked together earlier and we also play for the same cricket team. It will be great fun.”

Shankar Mahadevan releases the music of “Youngraad”

Eminent Singer and music composer Shankar Mahadevan released the music of the much awaited Marathi movie ‘Youngraad’ on Tuesday, June 26. Music composers Hriday Gattani and Gandhaar, besides producer, director, singer and lyricist were present at the ceremony held at Bandra in Mumbai. Director of the film Makarand Mane, producer Vitthal Patil and Gautam Gupta were present at the music release function.

Versatile Singer Shankar Mahadevan, who is not new to the film industry, praised the team behind the music and wished success. Mahadevan himself has sung ‘Goshta Ramachi, the narrative song which tells the story of the film. The film is slated to release on July 6, 2018 all over Maharashtra.

“I enjoyed singing the narrative song in the film. Music composer duo has done a tremendous job. ‘Youngraad’ Film’s music is a perfect team work, and I sure this film and music will be a huge success,” Shankar Mahadevan said after the release.

Youngster duo Young Hriday Gattani and Gandhaar has composed the music of Youngraad. Film’s lyrics have been penned by Kshitij Patwardhan, Datta Patil and Maghlub Poonawala. The four songs in the film have been sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Divya Kumar, Shasha Tirupati and Hriday Gattani.

National Award Winning Director, Makarand Mane, known for presenting films with different story angles and out of box thinking is coming up with yet another but different movie ‘Youngraad’. The trailer of the film was recently released.

Makarand Mane said, “I am happy that Mahadevanji released the music of the film. The youngster duo has given wonderful music to the film and it will be liked by the music lovers.”

Produced jointly by Vitthal Patil (Vitthal Patil Producations), Gautam Gupta, Gaurav Gupta (Future Works Media Ltd.), and Madhu Mentena ( Phantom Films ), ‘Youngraad’ is directed by Makarand Mane and stars four young actors in the lead, Chaitanya Deore, Saurabh Padvi, Shiv Wagh & Jeevan Karalkar. It also features leading actors including Sharad Kelkar, Savita Prabbhune, Shireen Patil, Monika Chaudhari, Shashank Shende, Vitthal Patil and Shantanu Gangane.

‘Youngraad’ is a slang used to define vagrant boys in Nashik, the Dakshin Kashi (Southern Banaras) of India. Be it getting into fights or setting up a friend with his dream girl, these four friends have always got each other’s backs. But having a wrong idol in such impressionable years lands these four boys into a web of troubles that drastically affects their lives and brings them to a point where everything that they thought they knew about life disappears into oblivion and forces them to embark on a journey to redefine who they are.

YOUNGRAAD trailer launched

National Award Winning Director, Makrand Mane, known for presenting films with different story angles and out of box thinking is coming up with yet another but different movie ‘Youngraad’, the trailer of which was released.

Produced jointly by Vitthal Patil (Vitthal Patil Producation), Gautam Gupta, Gaurav Gupta (Future Works Media Ltd.), and Madhu Mentena ( Phantom Films ), ‘Youngraad’ is directed by Makarand Mane and stars four young actors in the lead, Chaitanya Deore, Saurabh Padvi, Shiv Wagh & Jeevan Karalkar. It also features leading actors including Sharad Kelkar, Savita Prabbhune, Shireen Patil, Monika Chaudhari, Shashank Shende, Vitthal Patil and Shantanu Gangane.

The story has been penned by Makarand Mane, who is also the screenplay writer along with Shashank Shende and Aziz Madari. Young Hriday Gattani and Gandhaar are its music composers, for which lyrics have been penned by Kshitij Patwardhan, Datta Patil and Maghlub Poonawala. The four songs have been sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Divya Kumar, Shasha Tirupati and Hriday Gattani.

‘Youngraad’ is a slang used to define vagrant boys in Nashik, the Dakshin Kashi (Southern Banaras) of India. Be it getting into fights or setting up a friend with his dream girl, these four friends have always got each other’s backs. But having a wrong idol in such impressionable years lands these four boys into a web of troubles that drastically affects their lives and brings them to a point where everything that they thought they knew about life disappears into oblivion and forces them to embark on a journey to redefine who they are.

“We are happy to launch the trailer of Youngraad, a fascinating tale of four adolescent boys that showcases the importance of friendship, innocence, love, family and values in those vulnerable years,” says producer Vitthal Patil.

“We are happy to venture into the Marathi Regional space with Youngraad. Marathi Cinema has inspiring content and powerful stories to tell with strong star cast and we are proud to be a part of bringing it to our audiences,” said Madhu Mantena.

“We are thrilled to launch the trailer of Youngraad, FutureWorks first venture into film production and hope it is received well by the audience.” says Gautam Gupta from FutureWorks Media.

Distinguished by the vibrancy, energy and memorable characters, this film is sure to keep the audience engaged in the plot that will come alive on the big screen on 6th July 2018.

Dhyanesh Zoting’s RAKSHASH trailer launched

Writer and director Dhyanesh Zoting’s next suspense thriller RAKSHASH trailer was launched in presence of cast and crew.

Navlakha Arts And Holy Basil Combines’s Vivek Kajariya and Nilesh Navlakha production, Sameet Kakkad Films presentation RAKSHASH has ignited curiocity since the title was announced. The story is written by Dhyanesh Zoting and Tanmayi Deo.

RAKSHASH stars Sai Tamhankar and Sharad Kelkar in lead with child artist Rujuta Deshpande, Dayashankar Pandey, Vijay Mourya, Yakub Syed, Poornanand Vandekar, Umesh Jagtap, Viththal Kale, Pankaj Sathe, Anuya Kalaskar, Anil Kambale, Makrand Sathe, Jayesh Sanghavi, Savita Prabhune, Sakshi Vyavahare, Abhijit Zunjarrao and Somnath Limbarkar.

RAKSHASH will hit the screens on 23 February 2018.