It was the occasion of Women's Day on 8th March and the place was Sir J. J. School of Art. The walls of the department of drawing & painting were decorated with nude art mirroring a sequence from Director Ravi Jadhav’s new Marathi film Nude. Hundreds of students of the school anticipating the event, which will feature the school they study in. Here, in the same school where the film was shot, finally release date of Nude was announced. Nude, which depicts the story of nude models for art school will release on 27th April 2018.
The real star of the evening, however, does not appear in the film. Lakshmi Mani Mudaliar, a middle-aged nude model from Tamil Nadu, got the loudest cheers from art students who had gathered to hear her speak. “I have been a model here for 30 years. While I started doing this out of obligation when my husband died, I now do this because I want to.” Lakshmi was felicitated by Producer Meghana Jadhav.
Lead Actress Kalyanee Mulay having a conversation with Lakshmi
What are the experiences of women who choose this profession? What is their relationship with the students? How do their families react? These are some of the questions that Jadhav aims to answer with this Marathi film Nude.
‘Nude’ is produced by Mangesh Kulkarni (Zee Studios) & Meghana Jadhav (Athaansh Communications) and directed by Ravi Jadhav. The film stars Kalyanee Mulay, Chhaya Kadam, Madan Deodhar and Om Bhutkar. The film is A certified without any cuts by censor board.
Sir J. J. School of Art
Lakshmi Mani Mudaliar with Sister
Host Manava Naik
Actress Kalyanee Mulay
Actress Chhaya Kadam
Producer Meghana Jadhav
Director Ravi Jadhav
Ravi Jadhav felicitating his teacher Shrikant Jadhav with Dean of the school
Producer Mangesh Kulkarni
Woman Power - L-R Singer Sayali, Actress Chhaya Kadam, Actress Kalyanee Mulay, Lakshmi Mani Mudaliar, Producer Meghana Jadhav
L-R Actor Om Bhutkar, Actor Madan Deodhar, Director Ravi Jadhav, Actress Chhaya Kadam, Lakshmi Mani Mudaliar, Actress Kalyanee Mulay
Complete Cast & Crew of Nude