It was the world premiere of the Marathi film 'Lapachhapi' on June 5, 2016. Brooklyn Film Festival, Windmill Studios ... a moment to cherish for India and Marathi cinema. The filmmakers were very well appreciated for their efforts and the turnout was quite good despite the fact that there were thundershowers that lashed Brooklyn last evening.
Incidentally Lapachhapi did not just have the world premiere at the festival, it was also the official selection at the festival, making it the first Indian horror at Brooklyn and the first Marathi film ever at Brooklyn since 19 years of its inception. Pooja Sawant , Usha Naik and Vikram Gaikwad are seen in stellar roles.
'Lapachhapi' has story and directed by Vishal Furia, screenplay and dialogues by Vishal Kapoor, cinematography by Chandan Kowli, Dinesh Poojari as editor, Satish Bidkar as art director, Deepak Joshi as executive producer, Make up by Subhash Shinde, costumes by Vrushali Kulkarni.The music of the film has been composed by Ranjan Patnaik, Tony Basumatary and Utkarsh Dhotekar with lyrics by Swayeshree.