Dr. Sriram Nene & Madhuri Dixit


Madhuri Dixit, who was most recently seen in Dharma Productions’ period drama Kalank (2019), turned producer with Marathi film 15 August (2019), which premiered on streaming media giant Netflix. She is now set to bankroll yet another Marathi movie under her production house R&M Moving Pictures.

Madhuri Dixit and her husband Dr. Sriram Nene have announced their next Marathi production titled Panchak. The film is set in a small village in Konkan district of Maharashtra and revolves around the fear of death, taboos and superstition. It will be an out-and-out comic-caper.

 

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Talking more about her new production venture, Madhuri said in a statement, “The film revolves around a family, their beliefs and superstitions which lead up to some hilarious situations. Slated as a family comedy, it will tickle everyone’s funny bone.”

Dr. Shriram Nene added, “The idea of Panchak is very simple. Superstitions can overwhelm us, and drive us to unreasonable fear, putting us in absurd situations. We are very excited about producing this movie and have worked hard to assemble an outstanding cast and crew and will hopefully give audiences a much-needed dose of humour.”

 

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Panchak will be directed by filmmaker Jayant Jathar. Talking about the star cast of the movie, it boasts of an ensemble cast which includes the likes of Adinath Kothare, Tejashri Pradhan, Anand Ingale, Nandita Patkar, Bharati Acharekar, Vidyadhar Joshi, Satish Alekar, Sagar Talashikar, Dipti Devi and Ashish Kulkarni.

Panchak began production today on 10th October, 2019. The makers are yet to announce the official release date of the film.