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Natsamrat (2016)

After he retires, an aging theatre actor and his wife begin to feel unwanted by their children.

Director:

Mahesh Manjrekar

Writers:

Abhijeet Shirish Deshpande (dialogue writer) (as Abhijeet Deshpande), Abhijeet Shirish Deshpande (screenwriter) (as Abhijeet Deshpande) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nana Patekar ... Ganpat Ramchandra Belwalkar
Medha Manjrekar ... Kaveri Belwalkar
Mrinmayee Deshpande ... Vidya Ganpat Belwalkar
Sunil Barve ... Mr. Barve
Vikram Gokhale ... Rambhau
Ajit Parab Ajit Parab ... Makrandh Belwalkar
Neha Pendse ... Neha Belwalkar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jitendra Joshi ... Mr. Dixit's Son
Shridhar Limaye Shridhar Limaye ... Mr. Dixit
Savita Malpekar Savita Malpekar ... Kumud
Sandeep Pathak Sandeep Pathak ... Drunkard
Pooja Sawant Pooja Sawant ... Stage actress
Aniket Vishwasrao ... Stage actor
Jaywant Wadkar Jaywant Wadkar ... Vithoba
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Storyline

The film is a tragedy about a veteran theatre actor named Ganpat "Appa" Belwalkar (Nana Patekar) who has been the best of his lot during his heyday, garnering fame and fortune acting in plays based on various works, especially William Shakespeare's. It is a tragedy of a veteran actor who enjoyed a very vital importance in his life but who becomes the victim of old age alienation and estrangement. The film reveals an intensely tragic fate of an actor who becomes victim of fate and fortune in old age, which is similar to the fate of Lear. Natsamrat suffers the pangs of old age and dishonor inflicted on him by his own children. It is a tragedy of great humanist and actor who succumbs to the ill fate and destiny. In fact, Natsamrat is a story of Ganpatrao Belvalkar, who withstands great suffering after his retirement from stage acting.

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Asah Nat Hone Nahi.

Genres:

Drama | Family

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Marathi

Release Date:

1 January 2016 (India) See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,441,387
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Color:

Color
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Released on 1 Jan 2016 which also marked the 65 birthday of lead actor Nana Patekar. See more »

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Cant have words
7 January 2017 | by jigalonSee all my reviews

I don't have good knowledge of Marathi language. But on a friends recommendation I have watched this movie. Believe me my first question to him "How many times you cried while watching this movie?". I could not control my emotions and cried like a child. Each and every characters have strong role to play. Each part of movie is not to be missed. This is masterpiece.Thanks to Mahesh Manjrekar, Nana Patekar and all cast to pour liveliness in character. I must have missed some core Marathi words to understand but acting says it all. Movie will not allow you to get disturbed while you watching it. I don't have words as I am still in influence of movie while writing this review. IMDb please don't force to write 10 lines :). Thanks. Must watch it.


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