Astu – So Be It | Marathi Movie
- Star Cast : Dr.Mohan Agashe , Iravati Harshe , Milind Soman , Amruta Subash ,Nachiket Purnapatre , Devika Daftardar & Ila Bhate
- Produced By : Sheelaa Rao & Dr.Mohan Agashe
- Directed By : Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukhtankar
- Written By : Sumitra Bhave
- Screenplay By : Sumitra Bhave
- Studio : Gauurikaa Films
- Genre : Family Drama
Selected for screening at Indian Panorama IFFI 2013,Goa , 19th Kolkatta International Film Festival of India 2013,International competition section at 18th International Film Festival of Kerala. Won 22 awards including national awards in Best Actor,Best Actress,Best Direction,Best Screenplay & Best Dialogue category at various film festivals in India & abroad.
Plot Outline :
Appa – Dr.Chakrapani Shastri,retired director of an oriental research institute is now suffering from dementia.His daughter IRA & her doctor husband Madhav are trying to cope with Appa’s decaying memory.One day Appa disappears….IRA is in panic and trapped in the chain of Appa’s memory…While Appa is living his day moment to moment with a tramp couple Anta & channama & their elephant Laxmi…How would the two parallel tracks meet ??
Life is what’s happening to us and around us now….We create the story of our life sometimes playing the victim sometimes playing the guilty ! But life is always somewhere else other than web of stories that we weave.But Perhaps, we all,who are still struggling with the conditioning of our memories have to go through a life changing experience lik temporary loss of a loved one to shake away the grip of our life stories.
How can we achieve the state of life “ASTU-SO BE IT”
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