Marathi Film Directors: Dadasaheb Torne, V. Shantaram, Jabbar Patel, Dada Kondke, Dadasaheb Phalke, Dinkar D. Patil, Sayaji Shinde

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Dadasaheb Torne, V. Shantaram, Jabbar Patel, Dada Kondke, Dadasaheb Phalke, Dinkar D. Patil, Sayaji Shinde, Amol Palekar, Sachin, Prahlad Keshav Atre, Satyadev Dubey, Bhalji Pendharkar. Excerpt: Amol Palekar Amol Palekar (Marathi : ; born 24 November 1944) is a well known actor of the 1970s and later a director of notable Hindi ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Dadasaheb Torne, V. Shantaram, Jabbar Patel, Dada Kondke, Dadasaheb Phalke, Dinkar D. Patil, Sayaji Shinde, Amol Palekar, Sachin, Prahlad Keshav Atre, Satyadev Dubey, Bhalji Pendharkar. Excerpt: Amol Palekar Amol Palekar (Marathi : ; born 24 November 1944) is a well known actor of the 1970s and later a director of notable Hindi and Marathi cinema . Early life Amol Palekar was born in Mumbai into a Marathi -speaking family. He attended the Sir J. J. School of Art . Career Theater career Palekar began in Marathi experimental theatre with Satyadev Dubey, and he later started his own group, 'Aniket', in 1972. He introduced Theatre of the Absurd to Maharashtra and a street theatre -inspired practice of performing plays in the round . Movie career He made his debut in 1971 with the noted Marathi film Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe directed by Satyadev Dubey , which started the New Cinema Movement in Marathi. In 1974 he was cast as an actor by Basu Chatterjee in Rajnigandha , and a surprise low-budget hit, Chhoti Si Baat , with none of the conventonal trappings of Bollywood Cinema. This led to many other such roles in "middle-class" comedies, mostly alternative cinema. These were often directed by Chatterjee or Hrishikesh Mukherjee and include such films as Gol Maal and Naram Garam . He won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for Gol Maal . He is famous for his image of the "middle-class everyman" who struggles to get a job (Gol-Maal) , his own flat (Gharonda ) , a girlfriend/wife (Baaton Baaton Mein ) , appreciation from his boss, etc. In 1982 he played the role of "Ravi Chettan" in the acclaimed Malayalam movie Olangal . His acting is naturalistic and understated, as opposed to the histrionic, melodramatic performances typical of Bollywood. However, he does techniques that have become audienc...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155218076
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Pages: 62
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.15 (d)

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