Venice welcomes Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple

Producer Vivek Gomber, director Chaitanya Tamhane and musician-actor Aditya Modak walked the crimson carpet on the Venice Movie Pageant for the premiere of their Marathi movie, The Disciple, which can also be within the competitors part.

The Marathi-language movie is the primary Indian film in 20 years to be chosen for the primary competitors of a European movie pageant (Cannes, Venice, Berlin) after Mira Nair’s Monsoon Marriage ceremony in Venice in 2001. The film, which appears to be like on the world of classical musicians on the fringes of success, was screened on the pageant on Friday and has been getting glowing opinions from the worldwide critics. The Disciple is Tamhane’s follow-up to his debut characteristic Courtroom which was screened within the Orizzonti (Horizons) class at Venice in 2016.

Tamhane, the movie’s lead star Aditya Modak, manufacturing designer Pooja Talreja and producer Vivek Gomber attended the premier. 4-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron is serving as government producer on the film. The story is about Sharad Nerulkar (Modak), an Indian classical vocalist making an attempt to attain purity in his work as he has been raised on the tales of his father and guru concerning the masters of the previous.

The opinions have been optimistic. The Selection wrote, “A nuanced take a look at a decided Hindustani musician. As he did with Courtroom [2014], Tamhane patiently constructs his characters out of small particulars.” The Guardian wrote, “You do not have to be acquainted with the intricacies of Hindustani music to understand Tamhane’s heartfelt drama.” The 77th Venice Movie Pageant, which is able to run until September 12, is the primary main worldwide movie occasion to happen bodily because the starting of the coronavirus pandemic.

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With inputs from PTI

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