1905, Maharashtra. Latika gets married into a family where her husband, an open minded person with a new wave of thoughts, passes away a few weeks after marriage. Widowed, Latika is asked to go bald and wear the widow’s garb for the rest of her life. Her brother-in-law, Shridhar essays roles of women in the local musical theatre. Latika, who is educated, feels disgusted seeing a ‘man’ dressed in an attire that is rightfully hers, creating tension in their relationship. However, they get to know each other better through the course of time, eventually falling in love. Full of questions, their relationship stands at a threshold, where there is no going back, and this happens on the auspicious night of Pradosh.
Arjun Mogre (story), Arjun Mogre
Siddharth Chandekar, Mrinmayee Godbole, Ankita Joshi
Chaitra is a short film by Kranti Kanade based on author G.A. Kulkarni’s story of the same name. Kranti selected this story for his thesis short film towards completion of his degree in Direction from Film and Television Institute of India. The film went on to win three National Film Awards in 2002.
Initial release: 20 August 2002
Director: Kranti Kanade
Story by: G. A. Kulkarni
Produced by: Film and Television Institute of India
Cast: Sonali Kulkarni
Awards: National Film Award – Special Jury Award,
Pistulya belongs to a backward caste where there is no place for education.His late father wanted him to get educated and put him in school now he cant afford the school uniform and books hence he cant go to school.His mother forces him to beg along with her and is not concerned about educating him.Pistulya’s community are engaged into stealing business to make a living and also want him to do the same.He is beaten and forcefully trained into stealing.But feels guilty as he cant attend school.
Initial release: 2009
Director: Nagraj Manjule
Editor: Kutubuddin Inamdar
Awards: National Film Award for Best First Non-Feature Film of a Director, National Film Award – Special Jury Award
Cinematography: Gargee Kulkarni, Kutubuddin Inamdar
After completing her routine chores, Maydi, the daughter of land laborers starts her school journey. A portrait of a day in her life.
Release date: January 2016 (India)
Directors: Mithunchandra Chaudhari, Nayana Dolas
Producer: Nayana Dolas
Cinematography: Kutub Inamdar
Editor: Vaibhav DabhadeCast: Mayur Upadhyay, Vainshavi Tangde
Awards: National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film.
A middle-aged housewife, Madhu, and a young screenplay writer, Ashween, live across the road from each other, and get glimpses of one another’s lives from their living-room windows. Little do they know that their minds have their own windows!
Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)
|Hareesh Reddypalli||…||executive producer|
Film Editing by
Art Direction by
|Praneeta Mhatre||…||hair stylist / makeup artist|
|Yogendra Mule||…||production manager|
|Pranav Kothi||…||Sync Sound Recordist|
|Kothi Pranav||…||sound editor|
|Dharmendra Singh Rajput||…||boom operator|
Costume and Wardrobe Department