Epic War drama from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s era is always a fascination for the audience. Many period films are made on Shivaji Maharaj by legendary director Bhalji Pendharkar. After almost 40 years the same drama is made alive on silver screen by director Digpal Lanjekar through Marathi Film Farzand. The film released on 1st June and getting good response from audience. Many shows are running housefull all over Maharashtra.
Farzand is distributed by AA films which had distributed Baahubali films all over the world. In fact many media houses are calling Farzand, a Marathi Baahubali. The film is made on a shoe string budget, but still has that epic-ness of a war film. The critics are praising the performances of all actors through which the true nature of warrior is depicted on silver screen. Audience are thronging theaters to watch the Maratha warriors after so many decades. If you want to be part of the war drama, do watch it in theaters near you soon before the shows gets housefull.
Maharashtra has a glorious history. Many stories of the legendary mavalas have never reached the people. Each and every campaign of Shivaray was meticulously planned. Through the film ‘Farzand’ the matchless bravery of 60 mavalas will unfold. These 60 mavalas defeated 2500 soldiers of Bijapur, and won Panhala fort in three and a half hours. Bahirji Naik, Anaji Pant, Ganoji, Gundoji, Martya, and Motyaji Mama worked on this campaign for months. On the basis of the accurate information and on the strength of their bravery, Maharaj won this gigantic fort in one night.
Many Popular Marathi actors, like Chinmay Mandlekar plays the role of Shivaji Maharaj, while Ankit Mohan has played Kondaji Farzand. Apart from this, Ganesh Yadav, Prasad Oak, Ajay Purkar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Mrinmayee Deshpande, Pravin Tarade, Astad Kale, Harish Dudhade, Neha Joshi, Rahul Mehendale, Nikhil Raut, Rajan Bhise, Anshuman Vichare, Rohan Mankani, Sachin Deshpande, Pradyuman Singh and Sameer Dharmadhikari.
The heroic struggle of Kondaji... The strategic role of Shivaji Maharaj and the contributions of warriors is that the Shiv era war will give a new historical insight.
‘Farzand’ is in theatres near you, go and watch the history.