Top 60 Marathi Movies

My list of must see "Top 60 Marathi Movies" (not in that Order) of all time. Your opinions might differ. Please comment if you want to recommend any movies to be added. Also, please check my "Other Lists" of movies too. I have other list of Movies as - "Top 120 Hindi Movies", "Top 100 English Movies", "Top 30 Classic English Movies" for movies before mid-60's, "Other" Very Good English Movies list for movies after mid-60's and 70's onwards and "Top 30 Animation Movies". Note: I could not add a few movies to my "Top 60 Marathi Movies" list, because they would not show up in the 'Search' on IMDB. The movies are as below: 1) Paandhar 2) Me Chairman Boltoy 3) Nivdung 4) Bedhund 5) Chakwa 6) Jinki Re Jinki 7) Dhag 8) Gajar 9) Ek Cup Chya
10) Naarabachi Waadi
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1.
Shwaas (2004)
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This story is about how an old man tried to show his grandson the preciousness and beauty of life in a no win situation such as cancer. It is about keeping a positive attitude towards life. (107 mins.)
Director: Sandeep Sawant
 
2.
Kay Dyache Bola (2005)
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Harshvardhan Ghodke (Akshay Pendse) and Abhijit Vaidya (Umesh Kamat), are engineering students, who... (103 mins.)
 
3.
Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)
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In 1913 India's cinema industry is born from Dadasaheb Phalke's efforts to make Raja Harishchandra, India's first feature-length B&W silent film. (96 mins.)
Director: Paresh Mokashi
 
4.
Chaukat Raja (1991)
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A family takes a person with disabilities under their wing and encourages him to develop his skills while the family members deal with their own instabilities. (141 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Soorkar
 
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The Damned Rain (2009)
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Farmers held hostage by the weather often despair, and yet there is resilience to be found in the communities that depend on the damned rain. (95 mins.)
Director: Satish Manwar
“ *Gabhricha Paus (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
7.
Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)
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A group of young boys and girls grapple with moral issues in a changing world. (140 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Soorkar
 
8.
Bindhaast (1999)
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Mayu and Vaiju decide to play a prank on their aunt.
 
9.
Masala (2012)
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The story of couple who move from town to town, city to city due to failure in business and afraid of... (140 mins.)
 
10.
Aga Bai Arecha (2004)
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A man suddenly finds that he can hear what women are thinking. (100 mins.)
Director: Kedar Shinde
 
11.
Valu (2008)
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Swanand Gaddamwa comes to a small village Kusavde to get hold of a bull who was once considered holy by the villagers. (123 mins.)
“ *Walu (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
12.
Samna (1975)
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Wealthy and influential Hindurao Dhonde Patil finds a homeless drunk, brings him home, looks after him... (151 mins.)
Director: Jabbar Patel
 
13.
Jhing Chik Jhing (2009)
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The story of a small boy living in rural India and his topsy-turvy adventures as he tries to save his family & the family farm from moneylenders. (116 mins.)
Director: Nitin Nandan
 
14.
The Village Had No Walls (1995)
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A young man takes a journey on a cart through jungles to reach the small hamlet of Bangarwadi, inhabited by a few shepherds... (124 mins.)
Director: Amol Palekar
“ *Bangarwadi (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
15.
Dombivli Fast (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A common man fights against the corruption and injustice happening around him. (108 mins.)
Director: Nishikant Kamat
 
16.
Jau Tithe Khau (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A man who is fed up with corruption everywhere decides to teach everyone a lesson. (125 mins.)
Director: Abhay Kirti
 
17.
Jait Re Jait (1977)
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Jait Re Jait(win) is story revolving tribal caste called Thakkar. The plot depicts the aspirations, desires and relationship of Nagya and Chindi...
Director: Jabbar Patel
 
18.
Mukta (1994)
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Mukta is the story of an upper caste girl and a lower caste boy who struggle against the contradictions of their caste, both in India as well as among a community of Indians who have settled abroad, in a supposedly liberated environment. (154 mins.)
Director: Jabbar Patel
 
19.
Pak Pak Pakaak (2005)
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A mischievous boy, living with his grandmother in a village that people believe is haunted, meets the ghost "Bhutya". How the "Bhutya" transforms the boy's character and the whole village in the process, forms the rest of the story. (138 mins.)
Director: Gautam Joglekar
 
20.
Sarkarnama (1998)
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(160 mins.)
 
21.
Nital (2006)
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Story revolves around a girl having Vitiligo and her relationship with her lover or would be life-partner and his family... (92 mins.)
 
22.
Vazir (1994)
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After taking over as the Personal Assistant of Chief Minister Babusaheb Mohile, ambitious Purshotam...
 
23.
Pinjra (1972)
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A respected village schoolteacher falls for a travelling dancer and faces a moral dilemma. (175 mins.)
 
24.
Natarang (2010)
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A poor working man loses his job and decides to start a theater troupe. (127 mins.)
Director: Ravi Jadhav
 
25.
Shevri (2006)
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A single woman adrift on the streets feels her own vulnerability as she reflects on past relationships; but as night turns into day, her confidence grows. (106 mins.)
Director: Gajendra Ahire
 
26.
Ek Hota Vidushak (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Aburao is a famous clown in Tamasha world, but will be soon addicted to the world of fame. (145 mins.)
Director: Jabbar Patel
 
27.
Silence! The Court Is in Session (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Shantata. Court Chalu Aahe is political and social satire on meddle-class society's hypocrisy. (138 mins.)
Director: Satyadev Dubey
“ *Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
28.
Shyamchi Aai (1953)
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(152 mins.)
 
29.
Sound of Heaven: The Story of Balgandharva (2011)
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Stort tells Narayan shripad Rajhans aka Balgandharva struggle through poverty and riches. (124 mins.)
Director: Ravi Jadhav
“ *Balgandharva (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
30.
Matichya Chuli (2006)
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The archetypal relationship between a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law is given humorous treatment here.
 
31.
Uttarayan (2005)
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Uttarayan is a highly captivating adaptation of Jaywant Dalvi's Marathi play, "Durgi" . Raghuveer ,... (91 mins.)
Director: Bipin Nadkarni
 
32.
Taryanche Bait (2011)
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Shreedhar works as a clerk, lives a happy, content life with his family in a beautiful Konkan village...
 
33.
Balak Palak (2012)
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Helps parents to realize how important it is to communicate transparently with your child. (109 mins.)
Director: Ravi Jadhav
 
34.
This Is the Husband I Want! (2009)
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Farmer's daughter Savitra rebels when her father consents to her marriage to foolish mill worker, Bopya... (120 mins.)
“ *Gho Mala Asala Hawa (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
35.
The Well (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Sameer and Nachiket are relatives and friends. Nachiket, who is the more mature of the two, wants to escape his stifling surroundings... (120 mins.)
“ *Vihir (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
36.
Kaksparsh (2012)
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Uma loses her husband at a very young age and faces many hardships. The only support she gets is from her brother-in-law. (140 mins.)
 
37.
Shala (2011)
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Set in the 70's in rural India, four 9th grade kids were writing their destiny. Joshi (14) is madly in love with Shirodkar (14) a beautiful Indian looking girl. Both study in the same class. The age old question "What is love anyway?" (108 mins.)
Director: Sujay Dahake
 
38.
Simhasan (1979)
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When Chief Minister of Maharashtra gets an anonymous call to warn him against possible rebellion in his party... (170 mins.)
Director: Jabbar Patel
 
39.
Checkmate (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
This is a story of three guys who get duped of crores of rupees in an effort to double money. They somehow reach the suspect... (132 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Jadhav
 
40.
Deool (2011)
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Keshya, a simple villager believes that god has arrived in his village but everyone disbelieves him. Later when the politics plays its part things take a drastic change. (135 mins.)
“ *Deool (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
41.
Mee Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy (2009)
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Dinkar Maruti Bhosle, a common Marathi man with an identity crisis ends up being the Crusader against threats to his existance & identity as a 'Marathi Maanus'. In his battle against all odds & evils, he is assisted by Shivaji Maharaj. (149 mins.)
 
42.
The Guardian Spirit of the House (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Chronicles the life of famous doctor (fictional) through a series of flashbacks, as he is travelling to his native place after decades where it all began in extremely modest circumstances. (220 mins.)
“ *Vaastupurush (Marathi) ” - wankash17
 
43.
Zenda (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two young politicians cannot see eye to eye, resulting in the split of a political party into two factions. (118 mins.)
Director: Avadhoot Gupte
 
44.
Dahavi pha (2002)
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School kids who feel discriminated against must learn to channel their righteous indignation in a positive way. (135 mins.)
 
45.
Bokya Satbande (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The adventures of a ten-year-old boy are chronicled in this movie, based on a series of books by Dilip Prabhavalkar. (120 mins.)
Director: Raj Pendurkar
 
46.
Tu Tithe Mee (1998)
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Life gets bitter when children take decisions for their aging parents. (135 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Soorkar
 
47.
Nishani Dava Angatha (2009)
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The government has announced Saksharta Abhiyan (Education for All) in the village of Savargaon, where...
 
48.
Tingya (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Tingya, where he lives in a village in Maharashtra. Tingya's parents are poor farmer owns a pair of bulls...
 
49.
Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Children of India must have committed a very grievous crime in their previous life for being subjected to ten years of rigorous school imprisonment... (103 mins.)
 
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