Thousands of people relocate to Mumbai with a ray of hope to make a successful career in the film industry and very few set a benchmark. Chandrakant Kulkarni is one such filmmaker who made his mark in the Marathi film industry. He started his career as a mere stage artist and today he is counted amongst successful Marathi film directors. Meet this Marathi theatre & film director, script writer and actor who bring across the voyage of his life, only on Great Bhet Saturday, 23rd March 2013 at 9:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.

Born in 1963 Chandrakant came to Mumbai from Aurangabad to accomplish his dreams. After working in several plays, it led him on a path of self discovery. This ace director, directed plays like Wada Chirebandi, Dhyaniman, remake of Hamidabaichi Kothi and Batatyachi Chalwhich are considered as a masterpiece work. Gandhi, My Father a Hindi film was inspired by Gandhi Virudh Gandhi a play which was directed by him. Marching ahead in his career, his transition from acting to direction was difficult, but destined. His first directional debut “Bindhast” a Marathi film was well acclaimed in 1999. The film bagged various Maharashtra State Film Awards and later was adapted in Tamil language. With his diverse exposure as an actor, he has certainly created reputation in the industry by giving versatile films like Bhet, Kaydyacha Bola, Meerabai Not Out and Tukaram.


Chandrakant Kulkarni’s life is drive of a legendary work which has changed the dynamics of the emerging film industry. This multi-talented director shares his sights of passion for film making on Saturday, 23rd March 2013 at 9:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.


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