Post Shwaas (2014) which played a pivotal role in shaping the new age Marathi Cinema, the first look of director Sandeep Sawant’s latest venture Nadi Vahate was recently launched on social media. The film is releasing in cinemas on the 22nd of September.
In today’s times, preservation and maintenance of rivers has become a passionate cause for activists. However conducting protests and marches is not the solution for this cause. But understanding how the rivers and their resources can be used effectively is the need of the hour and forms the basis of the plot of Nadi Vahate. The film which has been prodcued by Sandeep Sawant and Neeraja Patwardhan and has won Special Jury Awards at Pune International Film Festival and Zee Gaurav Puraskar have based their film on the organisations fighting for the cause of preservation of rivers. The film has been shot and edited by Sanjay Memane and Neeraj Voralia respectively. Suhas Rane has worked on the location sound, while the sound design has been handled by Mandar Kamlapurkar. The backgorund score of the film has been composed by Tushar and Jairaj and Neeraja Patwardhan has designed the costumes for the film.
The film has been shot in the Kudal, Dodamarg regions of Sindhudurg, the foothills of the Western Ghats region in Sawantwadi and Valpoi, Saakhli and Satteri regions of Western Goa.
What does it take today to save the rivers in our villages and revive its banks. Director Sandeep Sawant has the answer for these questions.