Mahesh Manjrekar: Like directing Marathi films some-more than Hindi movies

Mahesh Manjrekar
Mahesh Manjrekar’s latest directorial patrician Bhai: Vyakti Ki Valli is garnering strenuous response from both critics and a audience. (Photo: Mahesh Manjrekar/ Facebook)

Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar, who has destined critically-acclaimed Hindi films like Vaastav and Astitva, says he enjoys creation Marathi cinema some-more as they come though any blurb trappings.

Some of his important directorial ventures in Marathi are Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho, Kaksparsh, Nana Patekar-starrer Natsamrat and his latest Bhai: Vyakti Ki Valli.

“As of currently we like directing Marathi films more. we would adore to feel confident doing a Hindi film when there is no limitation of commerce, that is strain and dance, object numbers. Here we can do my possess work,” Manjrekar told PTI.

However, citing instance of films like Raazi, Badhaai Ho, Stree, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Manjrekar pronounced things are changing in Hindi cinema as assembly are not captivated to theatres by stars.

“Today people are going for content. Today we are in intensely good proviso where we can examination and design an assembly entrance in. There was a time when usually stars were sketch people and calm was secondary. It is really certain time to make films in Hindi,” he added.

Drawing disproportion between Hindi and Marathi cinema, Manjrekar said, “In Marathi cinema people have never ever run after stars, there is no star in Marathi films. People go by content. Like ‘Sairat’ had nobody and it incited out to be so big.”

His latest directorial, a biopic on Purushottam Laxman Deshpande aka Pu La Deshpande, patrician Bhai: Vyakti Ki Valli is garnering strenuous response from both critics and a audience.

Deshpande was an achieved film and theatre actor, scriptwriter, author, composer, musician, thespian and orator. He was best famous for his satirical take on socio-political issues.

The initial partial of a film expelled on Jan 4 and a second one on Feb 8. Manjrekar is happy that a assembly has desired a film.

“It is a elementary biopic about a elementary male we have not attempted to do any stunts or over exaggerate scenes. There were lot of anecdotes, things that would move delight though we motionless not to combine on a comic elements of his life alone. The humour diversion was entrance from day to day activities.”

Actor Sagar Deshmukh has played a pretension impression in a film and Iravati Harshe essays a purpose of Deshpande’s wife. Manjrekar pronounced when he started creation a biopic lot of people told him not to go forward with it as there was no play or debate in Deshpande’s life.

“All these are ticks for biopic film though we still done this film. We motionless to make a elementary film. Audience currently like an honest proceed to cinema if we try to greatfully a assembly they come to know.”

Manjrekar pronounced when a group started essay a story they realised it would be unfit to do probity to Deshpande’s life with one film so they motionless to make it in dual parts.

“We realised it could turn a 6 hour film and we had to ruthlessly mislay scenes to make it into a dual hour film. Then we motionless to make it into a dual hour film. we had to finish a initial partial on a high note so that people are compelled to see a second one.

“Second partial is some-more romantic and it has lot of accumulation from his tour on TV to stand-up comedy to his amicable work to his domestic work. we feel a second partial complements a initial one, it is above a initial one.”

He pronounced creation a biopic was “very challenging” though it was a also a heartening and fascinating experience.