17th Mumbai Film Festival 2015 to premiere ‘Mor Mann Ke Bharam’

MUMBAI: A Chhattisgarhi feature film Mor Mann Ke Bharam, directed by Karma Takapa, Heer Ganjwala and Abhishek Varma has been selected for competition in the India Gold section of the 17th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival, organised by Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI). The festival, which is currently underway, will end on 5 November 2015.


The film is produced by HumanTrail Pictures and Viren Jain in association with IPTA Raigarh. The film is shot in Raigarh town of the Chhattisgarh state in collaboration with the cast from the local theatre group, IPTA Raigarh and other members and the crew from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.


Usha Athaley, Ajay Athaley, Karma P Takapa, Mona Ganjwala, Vinit Ganjwala, Abhishek Varma and Renu Agrawal have jointly co-produced the film. The feature is a story of an author’s struggle between what he wants to write and what others might want to read culminates into a surrealist novel.


The film features four different folk songs of Chhattisgarh, in their original form and uses local motifs embedded in Chhattisgarhi culture that have not found space on the big screen till date.


The main cast includes Ramesh Pani, Aparnaa, Yuvraj Singh Azad and Tinku Devangan. The supporting cast includes Netram Yadav, Vinod Bohidar, Ajay Athaley, Bharat Nishad, Kuldeep Das, Surendra Bareth, Vivekanand Pradhan, Shyam Devkar, Alok Beriya, Tony Chawda, Komal Thakkar, Kathil Painkra, Prem Shankar, Prem Shankar Mishra, Yash Gehlot and Poyam Singh.


Chandradeep Kuldeep has composed the background score, while Rajkumari Kuldeep and Sugita Padihari Das have sung the songs for the film.

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