With Sairat turning out to be the biggest Marathi grosser ever and setting a new benchmark for Marathi film industry, film buffs (especially the ones who like watching lighthearted family entertainers) are anxiously looking forward to watch another exciting Marathi movie on the silver screen, Ekk Albela, a biopic based on the late legendary actor Bhagwan Dada!
Ekk Albela features award winning versatile actor Mangesh Desai as Bhagwan Dada and the powerhouse performer Vidya Balan portraying the role of renowned yesteryear actress Geeta Bali in her debut Marathi movie.
Ever since the first impressive look and fascinating trailer of Ekk Albela has been launched, the movie has garnered good buzz and made all the right noises and has piqued everyone’s curiosity, to the extent that the movie has become a major talking point.
For those who have seen the film, including celebrities from Marathi film industry and Bollywood and critics, couldn’t stop raving about Vidya Balan and Mangesh Desai’s brilliant portrayal of Geeta Bali and Bhagwan Dada respectively! According to them, Ekk Albela takes you to the bygone, golden era of cinema.
It would be a visual treat for the viewers to witness the fascinating life of India’s first dancing and action star – Bhagwan Dada, in colour! Needless to say, the popular songs – Shola Jo Bhadke and Bholi Surat Dil Ke Khote from Albela (1951) have been already accepted by the GenX!
Producer Krrish Ahir of Manglmurti Films says, “A film made with right intentions will always leave a mark, it’s only the audience that has the power to make a film hit!”
Mangesh says, “The audience has versatile taste and since Ekk Albela is first of its kind biopic on Indian film star, they will definitely watch it and enjoy it to the fullest.”
Ekk Albela is directed by Shekhar Sartandel and produced by Monish Babre, It is a Kimaya Motion Pictures Production and presented by Manglmurti Films and it releases today.