Original name:Godavari
English name: Godavari
Year: 2021
Run time: 117 min
Language: Marathi
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: India
Director:Nikhil Mahajan
Producer:Jitendra Joshi, Nikhil Mahajan, Mitali Joshi, Pavan Malu
Cast: Jitendra Joshi Gauri Nalawade, Sanjay Mone, Neena Kulkarni, Priyadarshan Jadhav, Sakhee Gokhale, VIkram Gokhale
Screenplay: Nikhil Mahajan, Prajakt Deshmukh
Cinematographer: Shamin Kulkarni
Editor: Hrishikesh Petwe
Sound Designer: Baylon Fonseca
Music Composer:A.V. Prafullachandra
Costume Designer:Sneha Nikam
Production Designer: Amit Waghchaure
Production Company: Blue Drop Films, Jitendra Joshi Pictures
World Sales:Swapnil Bhangale
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  • Vancouver IFF 2021
  • New Zealand IFF 2021
  • IFF India 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2015 Baji
  • 2013 Pune 52

Director’s Biography :

Nikhil Mahajan

Nikhil Mahajan is a well-known filmmaker based in Mumbai, India. He debuted with the cult classic, neo-noir, Pune 52 for which he won Maharashtra State Award for Debut director and, the film has won at India Gold section at MAMI Festival in 2013. Then he went on to make the genre bending Baji. He followed it up with the Netflix Original Betaal which was produced by Shah Rukh Khan and Blumhouse. With Godavari, he makes his most personal film yet with a decided metamorphosis of directorial style and vision. Nikhil has won Special Jury Award for the same at IFF India 2021.

Synopsis :

Set-in present-day Nashik, a city in Maharashtra on the banks of the river Godavari, the film is the story of a grumpy landlord and his family members who have to cope with two deaths: one they know about and another that they aren't prepared for. This sets the landlord on a spiritual journey, starting his relationship with the Godavari River. Godavari is a deep philosophical exploration of life and death.