To complete 100 shows of a play is an achievement in Marathi theatre industry. The newest entrant in this '100 shows Club' is Actor Siddharth Jadhav and Director Kedar Shinde's comedy play Gela Udat. The play will stage its 100th show on 15th January 2017 at 4 pm at Shivaji Mandir at Dadar.
Madhusudan Kalelkar was a well known writer in Marathi film and drama industry. Many of his plays were very well appreciated by Marathi audience. 'Apradh Meech Kela' was also one of the plays written by him, which was first staged in 1964 on Marathi Theatre. Now, Kiwi Productions are reviving this play after 52 years.
Experimental and commercial Marathi plays are doing extremely well now days, with good audience response. No wonder more and more Television and film artistes are preferring this medium to reach out to Marathi drama lovers. One such play ‘Hya Gojirvanya Gharat' is all set to present its inaugural show on 27th December 2016. Produced by Ved Productions and presented by Muktayan, the play is produced by Gopal Algeri & Tanuja Kulkarni and directed by Ankur Kakatkar.
Everyone knows that Popular Marathi Actress Mukta Barve started her acting career from Marathi Theatre. Even in her busy professional schedule she ensures that she does something good for Marathi theatre. Currently she is acting in a play ‘Code Mantra’, which she has co-produced. Yesterday Mukta held a muhurat of her brand new play DeepStambh.
Director Chandrakant Kulkarni and writer Mahesh Elkunchwar’s Marathi Play ‘Wada Chirebandi’ (वाडा चिरेबंदी) received much appreciation and acclaim from the audience. Chandrakant Kulkarni started the sequel of this famous play, titled ‘Magna Talyakathi’ (मग्न तळ्याकाठी) from 14 May 2016. Now Marathi theatre lovers in Thane have a golden opportunity to watch both these plays on the same day back-to-back.
We are all aware that versatile artistes Vikram Gokhale and Reema Lagoo performed in the popular Marathi play ‘Ke Dil Abhi Bhara Nahi’ in the recent past. The play directed by Mangesh Kadam was written by Shekhar Dhavlikar. After 74 shows of this play were performed, Mr. Vikram Gokhale could not continue further, as his doctor had advised him not to deliver louder dialogues on health reasons.