Sridevi, Imtiaz Ali at TAPAAL screening
Sridevi, Imtiaz Ali at TAPAAL Screening. Cinematographer turned director Laxman Utekar is mighty excited about Marathi film TAPAAL. And why not? After all it’s his debut step in the field of direction.
Cinematographer turned director Laxman Utekar is mighty excited about Marathi film TAPAAL. And why not? After all it’s his debut step in the field of direction. While biggies like Akshay Kumar, Arjun Kapoor, BALAK PALAK director Ravi Jadhav, LEKAR HUM DEEWANA DIL director have already given their thumbs up for TAPAAL, Laxman is now curious to get the feedback of Bollywood’s most loved actress Sridevi, with whom he worked on ENGLISH VINGLISH, and maverick filmmaker Imtiaz Ali.
Laxman has also arranged a special screening for the same. He’ll be showing the film to Sridevi and Imtiaz Ali on September 20, 2014.
“I just can’t wait to show my film to Srideviji with whom I’d worked in ENGLISH VINGLISH and also Imtiaz Ali. I am very keen to get their feedback,” says the excited director.
Produced by Maitreya Mass Media and distributed by Pickle Entertainment, starring the likes of Nandu Madhav, Veena Jamkar, Milind Gunaji, Urmila Kanetkar and introducing Rohit Utekar, TAPAAL is all set to release on 26th September 2014.
TAPAAL is National & International Award winning Marathi film set in a small village in the year 1977. It dwells with sympathy, concern and understanding on the bond between a little boy and a childless couple, and the social discrimination that they face.
Even before its release, Laxman Utekar's directorial debut is creating the right buzz. It has been critically acclaimed and has even won various accolades & awards at different film festivals for its sterling performances. TAPAAL had its World Premiere at 18th Busan International Film Festival 2013, South Korea. It was selected in Indian Panorama Section at 44th IFFI (International Film festival 2013) and 9 other International Film Festivals as well. It was also screened at 3rd Eye Asian Film Festival and Pune Film Festival. That's not all. Veena Jamkar bagged the best actress award at South Africa Film Festival. While Rohit Utekar won Best Child Actor Award, Prakash Holkar got the best lyricist award for his emotional composition 'don disanchi sawali ' at the Maharashtra state film Awards.