Mumbai - Since the time, the teaser of Chandramukhi was launched, the curiosity amongst everyone is relatively high and amid all the excitement around the film, the Chandramukhi team has finally unveiled its lead actress! Revealing the female lead at a grand event organized last evening on 22nd March at Royal Opera House, Mumbai, the makers announced that ‘Chandramukhi’ will star the gorgeous and elite Amruta Khanvilkar as ‘Chandramukhi’ and the acting-powerhouse Adinath Kothare as Daulat Deshmane.
The event significantly welcomed and honored original Tamasha artists of Maharashtra and historically for the first time Tamasha artists performed at the Regality of Royal Opera House. Planet Marathi takes the pride in sharing the prodigious event which marks the unveil of their female lead Chandramukhi and the presence of such real artists at the event. The sparkling programme also had a surprise element with a 30ft cutout of Amruta Khanvilkar as Chandramukhi which got unveiled.
The film is directed by Prasad Oak and is a real musical treat by Ajay Atul and lyricist Guru Thakur after long since Natrang. Perfectionist screenplay writer Chinmay Mandlekar and cinematographer Sanjay Memane have added their magic to this film. Owing to the response, expectations of Marathi movie buffs had already reached the pinnacle and they can no longer hold back their excitement.
Amruta Khanvilkar, one of the prominent actors of Marathi Industry, spoke about playing the female lead - Chandramukhi, where she gave a special dance performance on the song from the film ‘Chandra’ sung by one of the finest Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal. Talking about the film the actress said, “I am blessed to receive the opportunity of playing this role which has intense shades of love, romance, dedication and struggle.”
The actress who is known for her stellar performances in the Hindi and Marathi cinema is also a professional dancer known for her song ‘Wajle Ki Bara’ from ‘Natrang’. The actress continued, “I have poured my heart and soul as Chandramukhi and lived the character to portray it on screen. The film comes with much responsibility for the entire team and we have gone extra miles to do justice. We hope the efforts are appreciated.”
Meanwhile, the much-talented actor Adinath Kothare, who recently featured in Hindi film 83, as Dilip Vengsarkar, plays the male lead – Daulat. He shared on being cast opposite Amruta Khanvilkar, “Amruta is a splendid and magical dancer who effortlessly manages to mesmerize the audience with her beats and it has been an interesting journey to work together as we have been paired for the first time. I am sure the audience will definitely love our chemistry in the film.”
He also weighed in on Prasad Oak’s direction and shared, “I am a director’s actor and I left it to him to mould me as Daulat as he had characterized.
The film ‘Chandramukhi' is an amorous love story of an ambitious shrewd politician and a captivating gorgeous girl from Tamasha based on the adaptation from the famous novel under same name, written by Shri.Vishwas Patil.
This film has been produced under the banner of Planet Marathi and Golden Ratio Films by Akshay Bardapurkar and Piiyush Singh.
Akshay Bardapurkar, the head and founder of Planet Marathi, expressed his views about the film and the quality of content produced in the Marathi film industry. He shared, the goal of Planet Marathi is to deliver excellent content with perfect presentation and Chandramukhi is one such pathbreaking film in the history of regional Marathi cinema. Piiyush Singh, COO, Golden Ratio Films too added his excitement by sharing his thought of contributing meaningful cinema to the industry through consistent efforts. The film is set for a theatrical release on April 29, 2022.