MUMBAI:Cinemax will host a week long Marathi Film Festival from 5 – 10 October. The six Marathi films that will be screened at the festival at 8 pm include – Zabardastt, Sawli, Aai Shappath, Rajkaran, Restaurant and Jinki Re Jinki.
The festival will attract a host of celebrities from the Marathi film industry like Mahesh Kothare (producer and director of the opening film – Zabardast) amongst others. Also, it will give the audience a chance to interact with the co-stars of the films being screened.
Cinemax India vice president marketing and programming Devang Sampat said, “We are certain that our film festival will reach out to all those who appreciate good quality films. True to its byline of “Enjoy Relax @ Cinemax” we aspire to be a value-added entertainment destination with a blend of various leisure activities for the benefit of the consumers.”
Sampat added, “We feel that the Marathi film industry will finally begin to get its due recognition as multiplex players such as Cinemax make the best of Marathi films available for our audiences. This will surely offer a boost to the industry encouraging Marathi filmmakers to make movies with new concepts and issues. It is Cinemax’s ongoing endeavor to promote the best in entertainment and this film festival is another step in the same direction.”