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As Maharashtra Begins Again, Unlock your favorite Marathi Web Series on MX Player

After weeks of self-quarantine, the lockdown has ended but the entertainment never will. As Maharashtra slowly begins again, continue to access the world of free entertainment on India’s No 1 OTT app – MX Player. Unlock your favorite Marathi web series’, be it unlocking the future with the much-loved Swwapnil Joshi in Samantar, living the life of a Mumbai cop with Pandu or unlocking the suspense with Anuja Sathe and an ensemble cast in Ek Thi Begum. Real life couple Umesh Kamat and Priya Bapat will take you on a journey of marital bliss in Aani Kay Hava 1 and 2 while Marathi superstar, Priyadarshan Jadhav’s digital debut with the recently launched ‘Bhootatlela’ explores the horror comedy genre.

Catch the promo here: bit.ly/UnlockMarathiShows

Here’s a list of 5 acclaimed Marathi MX Originals/ Exclusive Series:

Samantar – ‘Samantar’ traces the journey of Kumar Mahajan, whose life changes when he hears that a man called Sudarshan Chakrapani’s past, will be his future. Playing the role of Kumar Mahajan, ‘Samantar’ sees Marathi superstar Swwapnil Joshi make his digital debut with this thriller as a common man at a juncture where absolutely nothing is going right. He can’t meet his family’s needs; he is fired from his job and even the smallest things seem to be going astray. The beautiful Tejaswini Pandit essays the role of his wife and the 9 episodic series is directed by Satish Rajwade.

Aani Kay Hava 1 and 2 – The first time you cook together, the first festival you celebrate as a couple, your first major fight, the down payment for your first car and the joy of buying your first house – Season 1 of this slice of life series explored the magical firsts in the life of Jui (Priya Bapat) and Saket (Umesh Kamat). Season 2 of this lighthearted series explores what comes next in the life of this married couple and witnesses how the couple’s bond strengthens over time. Directed by Varun Narvekar, this show helps you find happiness in the small events of your life.

Bhootatlela–The 5 episodic series, directed by Shivaji Lotan follows the life of Rayba (Priyadarshan Jadhav) and an interesting incident that takes place in his life just before his wedding to Shivani (Surabhi Hande). On his Haldi day, he forgets to take the Katyar given by his mother to keep the evil spirits away and suddenly he feels that someone has started following him. The ensemble cast also includes Yogesh Sirsat, Sunil Holkar and Sayli Patil in key roles.

 Ek Thi Begum – Set in the 1980s in Mumbai, a time when organized crime was at its peak, MX Original Series –  Ek thi Begum chronicles the life of a beautiful, gutsy woman Ashraf Bhatkar aka Sapna (played by Anuja Sathe). Life as she knew it changed when the city’s biggest don Maqsood (Ajay Gehi) turned responsible for the death of her husband Zaheer (Ankit Mohan). Inspired by true events, MX Player brings viewers the story of begum Ashraf aka Sapna who turned femme fatale and vowed to avenge her beloved’s killer. Directed by Sachin Darekar, this revenge drama also stars Chinmay Mandlekar, Rajendra Shisatkar, Resham, Abhijeet Chavan, Pradip Doiphode, Vithal Kale, Nazarr Khan, Vijay Nikam, Anil Nagarkar, Suchit Jadhav, Raju Aathavale and Santosh Juvekar amongst others in pivotal roles.

Pandu – This series depicts the life of the Mumbai police – the day-to-day situations that they go through, the problems that they face as well as the complexities of their job. This series will take you on a roller-coaster ride of realization and comedy. The series stars Suhas Sirsat, Deepak Shirke, and Trupti Khamkar in pivotal roles. 

First poster of Swwapnil Joshi starer ‘Bali-The Victim’ unveiled

Marathi audience will soon have the feast of a film in an entirely different genre releasing early next year. Produced by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik D Nishandar of GSEAMS, ‘Bali-The Victim’, the film will have Swwapnil Joshi in a lead role. Film’s first poster released recently has received overwhelming response on the social media. Lapachhapi, Criminal Justice-fame Vishal Furiya is directing the film.

The first poster depicts a Cross in it, highlighting the background of serious happenings around the scene. The poster gives an idea about its release in 2020. The curiosity about the story of the film and the look and role of the ‘Chocalate Boy’ Swwapnil Joshi has gone northward in the minds of the film lovers and has created a buzz in the industry.

Talking about the film, Swapnil Joshi, said, “I had promised audience of the Marathi film to explore new genre this year. This film is a small step taken by me in that direction. I am very happy to get into the horror space. I am happier that I have got an opportunity to do it with my favorite people like Kartik, Arjun and favorite director in this field Vishal. I am sure that we together could ‘scare’ the people making them enjoy it.”

Director of the film Vishal Furiya had directed Marathi film Lapachhapi recently. It was his first film and had been hit on the silver screen. He has also directed Criminal Justice, the popular web series, with Tigmanshu Dhulia.

“Lapachhapi was well received by the Marathi audience proving that they love the horror genre. Appreciating it, I really want to continue making horror films for the Marathi audience. With a star like Swwapnil, who has been loved by the audience, on board and maverick producers Arjun and Kartik backing my second horror film, I promise to make it bigger and scarier than Lapachhapi,” said Vishal Furiya, director of the film.

Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik Nishandar of the GSEAMS (Global Sports Entertainment and Media Solutions Private Limited) are the producers of the film. Mogara Phulalaa, Vicky Welingkar, Fugey, Tula Kalanar Nahi, Ranangan were the films produced and the film Bhikari was presented by the GSEAMS. GSEAMS is Maharashtra’s leading studio into film production and presentation, Television production, talent management, film marketing and promotion and satellite coordination.

Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik D Nishandar said, “We are happy to venture into a new genre of Horror films. What could be a better choice than having Vishal Furiya as a director after his success as director of Lapachhapi. The film is considered as one of the top ten horror films in the country. We also have one of the top actors in the industry Swwapnil Joshi in lead role. He is like a family member for us. Even for him, this would be an opportunity in his career to explore a different genre.”

Swwapnil Joshi starer ‘Mogra Phulaalaa’ posts the revenue of Rs 4.17 crore in first two weeks

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.

GSEAMS confident about box office success of next film Mogra Phulalaa

Much awaited Marathi film Mogra Phulalaa is produced by the Arjun Singh Baran and Kartik NIshandar of GSEAMS (Global Sports Entertainment And Media Solutions Private Limited), the company with footsteps in film productions, presentation, marketing and promotion; TV productions; Webseris production; Satellite syndication and talent management.

Directed by Shrabani Deodhar, the film Mogra Phulalaa is GSEAMS Fifth film as producers.  GSEAMS Films has so far produced films like Fugay, Tula Kalnaar Nahi, both directed by Swapna Waghmare Joshi; Ranangan, directed by Rakesh Sarang among others. It has also presented Bhikari which was directed by Ganesh Acharya. It is one of the top studios in Maharashtra.

The venture is envisioned jointly about seven years ago by producers Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik Nishandar, who have huge experience under their belt having worked in the industry for years. “We both have worked with top players in entertainment industry including Reliance, Broadcast Network Limited, India Today, Times of India among others. Ours is one of the fasted growing studios in the Marathi industry and is among the top studios including Viacom and Essel Vision,”said Kartik Nishandar.

He said that Mogra Phulalaa will prove to be a offbeat film with different story line and subtle handling by director Shrabani Deodhar. “It is a story that will touch the hearts of the Marathi audience. We are very happy to be working with Shrabani Deodhar who is one of the most intelligent and hard working  directors in the industry. She has worked very hard over the last one year on the story along with Sachin Mote. Swwapnil Joshi has been an integral part in the growth story of GSEAMS and we are very happy to be producing one more film with him in the lead. GSEAMS has always endeavored to make films that are different in terms of stories and characters and tried to making exciting cinema.  We are very confident that Mogra Phulaalaa like our other movies will be well appreciated by all,” he added.

Arjun Singh Baran said that company is coming up with newer ways of creating contents, weberies, short term contents and other forms of productions. “We have always put thrust upon the different and offbeat contents in all the forms of the productions. We are happy to produce and release Marathi films that have carved out to be niche for themselves,” he said.

GSEAMS- Satellite Aggregation was started in the year 2016 and has acquired more than 45 Films Like Nivdung, Ek Hoti Rani, Shortcut, Well Done Bhalya, Yuntum, Bhikari, Ranangan and many more.

GSEAMS Talent Management manages one of the biggest Marathi  actor the Super Star of the Marathi Industry – Swwapnil Joshi and one of the top,  extremely versatile actress from the  Marathi film industry – Mukta Barve.

Swwapnil Joshi starrer Mogra Phulaalaa s trailer unveiled

Shravani Deodhar directed Marathi film Mogra Phulala,which is produced by Arjun Singgh Baran & Kartik Nishandar of GSEAMS (Global Sports Entertainment And Media Solutions Private Limited), has Swwapnil Joshi in lead role. ‘Chocolate Hero’ Swwapnil will be seen in a different look in the film to hit the silver screen across the state on June 14, 2019. The film has created buzz among the Marathi audience due to the different look of Swwapnil and Shravani Deodhar’s directorial comeback after a long time. The curiosity was intensified by the trailer and music launch of the film at a very special function in Mumbai.

As trailer denotes Swwapnil is seen in the role of Sunil Kulkarni the cameo of the film. He is finding difficulties in getting married though he is loves his mother very much. Nina Kulkarni is playing Swwapnil’s mother while national award winner director Chandrakant Kulkarni is in uncle’s role. Najuk Natyancha Gumflela Gajara (The garland of flowers of delicate relations) is the tagline of the film that describes the story line of the film. The audience will remember the film forever and will be satisfied to have watched a film with offbeat background.

Besides Swwapnil Joshi, Mogra Phulala features Sai Deodhar, Neena Kulkarni, Chandrakant Kulkarni, Sandeep Pathak, Suhita Thatte, Anand Ingle, Samidha Guru, Vignesh Joshi, Sanyogita Bhave, Dipti Bhagwat, Prachi Joshi, Vikram Gaekwad, Prasad Limaye,Harsha Gupte, Sonam Nishandar, Siddhirupa Karmarkar, Madhuri Bharti, Suprit Kadam, Anuradha Rajadhyaksha and Aditya Deshmukh.

Rohit Raut has given music to the film, while leading singers Shankar Mahadevan, Bela Shende, Jasraj Joshi and Rohit Raut have sung the songs. Halke An Haluwarasaa… Ho Muka An Alwarasa…”, the song sung by Sahnkar Mahadevan and released recently, is getting overwhelming response from the Marathi audience. Before that a song ‘Manmohini…’ composed by Rohit Raut was released in a function. The song has been sung by Rohit and Bela Shende and filmed on Swapnil Joshi and Sai Deodhar. It has been well received by the audience.  ‘Marva…’ another song sung by Jasraj Joshi has become a household number after it was released a few days ago.

“I am in a different look in the film. Very subtle story, melodious music and above all, talented direction by Shravanitai makes the film. The film gave me a satisfaction while shooting it. I am sure the audience too will get it,” said Swwapnil Joshi.

Nina Kulkarni said, “I enjoyed shooting for the film as the director of the film Shravani is very dear friend of mine. I am doing a film with Swapnil Joshi with a long gap of about 14 years. Chandrakant Kulkarni is playing an important character in the film. I have acted in some of very popular plays directed by him. It was a different experience working with him again. It is a very beautiful and sensitive  story and gave me satisfaction while playing a mother. I extend my special thanks to the producers Arjun Singh Baran and Kartik Nishandar for producing such a film.”

Shravani Deodhar said, “I am happy that I am making a comeback after a long time through this film. The film has very unique live story woven very subtly. It revolves around a youngster mured in the family issues. He is engaged in the issues so much that he even forgets that he has well past his age to get married. He falls I’m love of a very strong woman with an independent personality. She is very unique kind of a person with upbringing of a different kind. The love story progresses to an advance stage even before he realised that he is in love.”

The film is produced by Arjun Singgh Baran & Kartik Nishandar of GSEAMS (Global Sports Entertainment And Media Solutions Private Limited). Producer of Fugay, Tula Kalnaar Nahi, Ranangan and presenter of Bhikari, GSEAMS is one of the top studios in Maharashtra. GSEAMS has also produced Nakalat Sare Ghadale on Star Pravah.  Mogra Phulala will be distributed by Panorama Studios, one of the leading producing and distributing company in Indian Film Industry.

Noted Director Shrabani Deodhar is making comeback after a long break. She has earlier directed some of the well-received Marathi films like Lapandav, Sarkarnama, Lekru, and is also recipient of prestigious awards including Filmfare and Screen, Deodhar is all set to give Mogara Phulaalaa her own touch.

Nina Kulkarni to play mother of Swapnil Joshi in Mogra Phulala

Well known actress from Marathi and Hindi film industry Nina Kulkarni is playing the role of Swapnil Joshi’s mother in Mogra Phulala, the much awaited Marathi film. The film, produced by Arjun Singgh Baran & Kartik Nishandar of GSEAMS (Global Sports Entertainment And Media Solutions Private Limited) and directed by Shravani Deodhar, will release on June 14, 2019 across the state.

Very subtle story which revolve around delicate relations has Swapnil Joshi in lead role, with similarly talented actress Nina Kulkarni playing his mother on the screen.

Producers released the new poster of the film with Swapnil and Nina on it. The poster depicts the delicate relationship of son-mother duo with aptly underlined tagline Aapulkichya Natyat Guntleli Oadh. (The bonding draped in lovely relationship)

Nina Kulkarni said, “I enjoyed shooting for the film as the director of the film Shravani is very dear friend of mine. I am doing a film with Swapnil Joshi with a long gap of about 14 years. Chandrakant Kulkarni is playing an important character in the film. I have acted in some of very popular plays directed by him. It was a different experience working with him again. It is a very beautiful and sensitive  story and gave me satisfaction while playing a mother. I extend my special thanks to the producers Arjun Singh Baran and Kartik Nishandar for producing such a film.”

Besides Swapnil movie features Sai Deodhar, Neena Kulkarni, Chandrakant Kulkarni, Sandeep Pathak, Suhita Thatte, Anand Ingle, Samidha Guru, Vignesh Joshi, Sanyogita Bhave, Dipti Bhagwat, Prachi Joshi, Sarangi Ratnagiri, Prasad Limaye,Harsha Gupte, Sonam Nishandar, Siddhirupa Karmarkar, Madhuri Bharti, Suprit Kadam, Anuradha Rajadhyaksha and Aditya Deshmukh.

Begun her career as a theatre actress in 1970, Nina Kulkarni is a popular producer, director, columnist as well. She will be seen in the film Pondicherry and TV serial Ye Hai Mohabattein.

The film is produced by Arjun Singgh Baran & Kartik Nishandar of GSEAMS (Global Sports Entertainment And Media Solutions Private Limited). Producer of Fugay, Tula Kalnaar Nahi, Ranangan and presenter of Bhikari,GSEAMS is one of the top studios in Maharashtra. GSEAMS has also produced Nakalat Sare Ghadale on Star Pravah.  Mogra Phulala will be distributed by Panorama Studios, one of the leading producing and distributing company in Indian Film Industry.

Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik Nishandar said, “Mogra Phulala is a story that will touch the hearts of the Marathi audience. We are very happy to be working with Shrabani Deodhar who is one of the most intelligent and hardworking directors in the industry.”

Noted Director Shrabani Deodhar is making comeback after a long break. She has earlier directed some of the well-received Marathi films like Lapandav, Sarkarnama, Lekru, and is also recipient of prestigious awards including Filmfare and Screen, Deodhar is all set to give Mogara Phulaalaa her own touch.

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”.

“Mogra Phulaalaa” set to hit the screens on 14th June 2019

The star studded film “Mogra Phulaalaa” produced by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik Nishandar of Global Sports Entertainment and Media Solutions Private Limited (GSEAMS) and directed by Shrabani Deodhar.

Movie features Swwapnil Joshi, Sai Shakti Anand, Neena Kulkarni, Chandrakant Kulkarni, Sandeep Pathak, Suhuita Thatte, Anand Ingle, Samidha Guru, Vignesh Joshi, Sanyogita Bhave, Dipti Bhagwat, Prachi Joshi, Vikram Gaekwad, Prasad Limaye,Harsha Gupte, Sonam Nishandar, Siddhirupa Karmarkar, Madhuri Bharti, Suprit Kadam, Anuradha Rajadhyaksha and Aditya Deshmukh.

Noted Director Shrabani Deodhar is making comeback after a long break. She has earlier directed some of the well-received Marathi films like Lapandav, Sarkarnama, Lekru, and is also recipient of prestigious awards including Filmfare and Screen, Deodhar is all set to give Mogra Phulaalaa her own touch.

“I am very glad to stage a comeback to Direction after a long time with my film Mogra Phulaalaa It has a very uniquely blended love story of a different kind which revolves around a boy who is so deeply involved in his family matters that he does not realize that he has crossed the age of marriage, until one day when he falls in love with a very strong and independent woman and realizes that his love for her though she belongs to an entirely different world”, says director Shrabani Deodhar at the grand muhurta of the Film .

The film is produced by Arjun Singgh Baran & Kartik Nishandar of GSEAMS, which had earlier produced Fugay, Tula Kalnaar Nahi, Ranangan and presenter of Bhikari, GSEAMS is one of the top studios in Maharashtra having its vertical spread across film productions and presentation, TV productions, talent management, movie marketing and promotion and satellite syndication. Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik Nishandar said, “Mogra Phulaalaa” is a story that will touch the hearts of the Marathi audience. We are very happy to be working with Shrabani Deodhar who is one of the most intelligent and hardworking directors in the industry. She has worked very hard over the last one year on the story along with Sachin Mote”.

They further said “Swwapnil Joshi has been an integral part in the growth story of GSEAMS and we are very happy to be producing one more film with him in the lead. We have always endeavored to make films that are different in terms of stories and characters and tried to making exciting cinema. We are very confident that Mogra Phulaalaa like our other movies will be well appreciated by all.”

Panorama Studios, one of the leading Indian film production and distribution companies, will distribute Mogra Phulaalaa (MP) all over. Panorama Studios has produced and distributed successful movies such as Raid, Drishyam, Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, Satyameva Jayate, Veerey Ki Wedding, Mastizaade, Gabbar Is Back (Overseas), Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji and many more.

 

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.