The debut directorial venture of Bhavin Wadia Project Marathwada is produced by Prakash Patel. It has been shot in several rural parts of Maharashtra. The movie stars Govind Namdeo, Dilip Tahil, Kunal Seth, Seema Biswas, Rahul Patel, Farrah Kader and Katerina in the film. It is on a serious subject, farmers suicide.
It is expected to have collect around Rs. 2.87 cr on its opening day and on Saturday and Sunday the film is expected to cover more than Rs. 3 crores each. As per early estimates we are expecting the flick to get a weekend opening of Rs 8-10 crore. The film is getting tough competition from Akshay Kumar starrer “Housefull 3”.
The numbers are based on buzz surrounding the movie, occupancy rate in theatres and reviews & response from viewers. It needs to gather more attention of viewers to post a strong first week box-office number.
The makers expect ‘Project Marathwada’ will earn satisfactory returns this week. It is the story of an indebted farmer, who comes to Mumbai for Government’s help after his son’s suicide. The plot gets a twist when he meets four college students who are making a documentary on current farmers condition.
Om Puri is playing the role of the distressed farmer Tukaram in the movie. He feels we have abandoned our farmers and yet they have continued to feed us. He felt really disturbing to see their miserable state.
The director, Bhavin who also belongs to agricultural family was moved by the statistics that highlighted the number of farmers committing suicide in India. He had worked in theatre before directing several short films.
Project Marathwada insists on bringing viewers attention the food providers of our country and their present state. He highlights how bureaucracy and corruption suppress their rights and help.
So the movie is a good watch as it is on a serious issue plus it has one of the finest actors assembled in its cast!