The Maharashtra chapter of Federation of Film Societies
of India recently celebrated the centenary of Marathi
cinema at Nashik.
Dadasaheb Phalke Birth Centenary celebrations committee-made
documentary film Dream Sketch Wings directed by Gajanan
Jahagirdar portraying Phalkes role in laying down
the foundation of Indian cinema, was also screened.
52-minute Phalke Anthology based on Dadasaheb Phalkes
silent films made by Pune-based the National Films Archive
was also screened at the event.
like Kiran Shantaram, Mahesh Kothare, Sachin Pilgaonkar,
Vijay Kondke, Mahesh Manjrekar and senior actress
Sulochana were honoured at the event. Also honoured
were filmmakers Amol Palekar, Jabbar Patel, Umesh
Kulkarni, Paresh Mokashi, Sandeep Sawant, and producer
centenary celebration of Marathi cinema is being done
in parallel to that of Indian cinema.