Bollywood Lyricist Swanand Kirkire plays his first lead role in Marathi Film ‘CHUMBAK’- the OPENING FILM at Marathi Talkies MAMI 19thFF
CHUMBAK – MAMI Timings: Oct 13, PVR ECX – Audi 3 Friday 6:35PM – 9:00PM + Q&A 20 Min
PVR THANE Oct 14, Saturday7:30PM – 9:30PM
Swanand Kirkire, two times National award winner popular lyrics writer plays a full-fledged lead for the first time in director Sandeep Modi’s Marathi Film CHUMBAK. Chumbak is slated to be the opening film at Marathi Talkies of MAMI 2017 and is expected to have the prominent Bollywood personalities for this screening. Narain S Kumar who is closely associated with Subhash Kapoor of Jolly LLB fame forays into Marathi film industry with his debut Marathi film “CHUMBAK” as producer.
“Chumbak” directed by National Award Winning Ad-filmmaker Sandeep Modi, stars Swanand Kirkire along with 15year old Pune boy Sahil Jadhav.
CHUMBAK is a slice of life drama about the relationship between these two damned opposites, a 41year old who believes the world is as innocent as he himself, and a 14 year old who believes the world is as cunning as the one that fleeced him.
Speaking on the film, Producer Narain S Kumar said, “It is a coming of age story of this poor kid, Baalu who is on the verge of making the choices in life, till he meets Prasanna, a mentally slow man! Thrown on a roller coaster ride of circumstances together, Baalu find himself with the same dilemma again. Will the attraction of his dream make him sell his soul? Or will the pull of his conscience and Prasanna make him the man he once wanted to be? CHUMBAK is journey of these two opposites.”
Producer Narain S Kumar of Miilonii Movieworkss has executed films like PHAS GAYE RE OBAMA, JOLLY LLB ( Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao,Saurabh Shukla, Boman Irani ) & JOLLYLLB2 (Akshay Kumar,Huma Qureshi,Annu kapur, Saurabh Shukla) which has changed the paradigm of commercial cinema and the idea of stars ensuring box office success. His other films include GUDDU RANGEELA (Arshad Warsi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Amit Sadh & Others), PHAS GAYE RE OBAMA (Rajat Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Sanjay Mishra, Amol Gupte and others), AHISTA AHISTA (Abhay Deol & Soha Ali Khan); JOHN DAY (Naseeruddin Shah & Randeep Hooda).He has also produced TV shows TOTA WEDS MAINA (2013) starring Kavita Kaushik & Gaurav Gera for SAB TV and KHUSHIYON KI GULLAK AASHI (2014) for SONY PAL.
Director Sandeep Modi, graduate from FTII, has assisted noted film-makers like Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Ashutosh Gowariker apart from being the associate director on Ram Madhvani’s film NEERJA.
Chumbak is produced by Narain S Kumar under the banner of MIILONII MOVIEWORKSS.
Fifteen-year-old Baalu cleans tables at a restaurant in Mumbai. His dream is to have his own sugar cane stand and hoping to make the money quickly, he invests in a dubious scheme. Unfortunately, he loses all his savings. A bitter Baalu decides he’s going to con the world since it doesn’t value his honesty and hard work. So Baalu sets up his own scam, but when the only person to fall for it is an earnest, mentally-challenged man, he must choose between his dream and his humanity.