With a plethora of great content on OTT, it has become difficult to make a selection. What better than Marathi plays as they never shy away from presenting bold issues related to society and culture in a satirical way that is thought-provoking? With the onset of 2022, here are some hand-picked Marathi plays that will tickle your fancies and get you started on a giggly note.
“Hum Paanch is a new brand of Marathi comedy, proudly presented by Shama Sunil Pujaria. Written and directed by acclaimed author Sanket Tandel, this play can be watched live with the whole family, especially women for complete family entertainment. This film portrays five different female characters that we observe and experience in our daily lives in a very funny and authentic way with a message for society. This piece will be a great experience.
Sunechya Raashila Sasu
Directed by Anand Mehsavegar, the story revolves around a famous astrologer Lele Guruji and his wife Malti, who are looking for a bride for their son. But instead of matching her son’s horoscope with that of the future daughter-in-law, Malti decides to match her own horoscope with that of the girls, to ensure that the future daughter-in-law will live in harmony with her mother-in-law. Malti then meets girls of all the zodiac signs. With the cast of Naina Apte, Manohar Soman, Neeta Donde, Yogini Pofare, Anand Mhasavekar, it’s a must watch to find out if this effort will be successful?
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Radha Hi Kavri Bavri
The Super hit Marathi play is well directed by Santosh Pawar who has also played the lead role. It is one of the best family entertainers. The show explores the emotions that a woman undergoes when she experiences love in its most pure and sincere form. The star cast also includes Kishori Ambiye, Bharat Savle, Ramdas Munjal, Amol Suryavanshi, Avinash Thorat, Prapti Bane and Shweta Andhare. With a power packed combination of dialogues, script and star value, this play is a must watch.
U Turn is an award winning Marathi play. The theme of the play revolves around the companionship that a man and woman share and how their relationship goes through various ups and downs. It revolves around two characters – a retired and divorced Army Major and a widow. While reflecting their different attitudes towards life the play also questions the narrow Indian mentality regarding the concept of companionship. Watch this drama to find out if the two characters be able to live together?