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Original name: Madaar
English name: Madaar
Year: 2022
Run time: 93 Minutes
Language: Marathi
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: India
Director: Mangesh Badar
Producer: Mangesh Badar
Cast: Milind Shinde, Adhinatha Jadhav, Amruta Agarawal
Screenplay: Mangesh Badar
Cinematographer: Akash Bankar, Ajay Balerav
Editor: Vishal Sarode
Sound Designer: Mahesh Naik
Music Composer: Rohit Naghbhide
Production Company: M.M. Format Films

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2020 Ubal (Short)

Director’s Biography :

Mangesh Badar

Mangesh Badar is a Marathi filmmaker. His previous short Ubal (2020) had been selected to different short film festivals across the country, including Indian Cine FF, Kolhapur IFF and many others. Madaar is his debut feature film.

Synopsis :

How the life of the people in the rural areas gets burnt due to drought, the relations get heated like the soil heated in summer. If there is moisture in the soil, there is also sweetness in man. Since it has not rained for two consecutive years, the people of the village are looking for a way to live, but that way is not permanent, people start moving to the city. They start living on the banks of the river. Livelihood of village people depends on agriculture and agriculture is totally dependent on water and dry run agriculture is totally dependent on rain. Water is life as well as if there is no water then life is impossible. The professor of the village is working to give courage to the people in such a situation during the drought. And he helps as much as he can. Between the pain of his wife and the pain of the village, the professor heals himself and heals the village.