MUMBAI: Debut director Rajesh Pinjani’s Marathi film, Baboo Band Baaja, is set for release on 13 April.
The film, which deals with the sensitive subject of rural community family issues, hopes to make a mark in the international arena. It will have an international release in the US and Canada.
Inspired by the director’s mentor Purshottam Jadhav, the film tells the story of a man (Milind Shinde) who plays in a local band to earn his living. He wants his son (Vivek Chabukswar) to take up the same profession. The mother (Mitalee Jagtap-Varadkar), on the other hand, wants to educate her son.
Incidentally, Baboo Band Baaja won three National Awards in 2011 for best debut film, best actress in a leading role and best child artiste.