While Bollywood continues to reign (in a manner of speaking) the Indian movie industry, the small but highly ingenious movies from regional film industries go unnoticed. Not all regional films are a ‘Baahubali’ that have the scale and resources to be released in five languages, thousands of cinemas and cater to all audiences.
The Marathi film industry is one such, which boasts of some truly outstanding movies that haven’t got due recognition either due to language barrier or small marketing budget. Based in Maharashtra, the industry is one of the pioneers in filmmaking in India. Not known to many, but India’s first full-length feature film – ‘Raja Harishchandra’, directed by Dadasaheb Phalke, was a Marathi film.
Here are 8 amazing Marathi films that every cinephile must watch!