Fifth Edition of Filmfare Awards Marathi to be Simulcast on March 14
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Entertainment | February 26, 2021 | News
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Filmfare announced the fifth edition of Filmfare Awards Marathi 2020 through a virtual press conference.
To recognize the rise of Marathi entertainment and honour the cinematic brilliance of the industry, Filmfare Awards Marathi 2020 will be telecasted on Colors Marathi on March 14, 2021 at 7 PM and also simulcasted on Filmfare’s Facebook page.
The event will be presented by Planet Marathi, while Facebook is the Global Digital Partner and Colors Marathi is Exclusive Telecast Partner.
Sameer Vidwan-directed, period drama Anandi Gopal starring Lalit Prabhakar and Bhagyashree Milind has bagged 16 nominations across categories.
Amey Wagh and Sai Tamhankar-starrer Girlfriend has 15 nominations.
Amey Wagh, Ankush Chaudhari, Bhalchandra Kadam, Deepak Dobriyal, Lalit Prabhakar, Pranav Raorane have been nominated in the Best Actor – Male category.
Bhagyashree Milind, Mrunmayee Deshpande, Mukta Barve, Nandita Patkar, Sayali Sanjeev, Sonalee Kulkarni are nominated for Best Actor – Female.
Deepak Lamba, CEO, Worldwide Media, said, “The Marathi film industry has broken barriers time and again, and we at Filmfare, are delighted to once again celebrate its efforts and shine the spotlight on some of the exceptional cinematic performances from 2019. We are excited not just to bring back the black lady to them but also to once again create a unique multi-platform experience for the fans of Marathi cinema, both nationally and globally by replicating the success of simulcasting it on TV and digital as was done during the Filmfare Bollywood Awards earlier in 2020.”
Jitesh Pillaai, Editor, Filmfare, said, “Filmfare has always been a celebration for excellence of cinema. Over the last few years Marathi film industry has constantly churned out cinematic brilliance which has transcended state boundaries and is voraciously consumed by cinephiles around the country. It is an honour to witness the best of this industry grace the stage to receive the iconic Black Lady.”
Akshay Bardapurkar, Founder and Chairman, Planet Marathi OTT, said, “We at Planet Marathi OTT are delighted to partner with Filmfare on this exciting journey, this is a historic moment for the Marathi film industry. The cinema made in Marathi Industry is not just for Marathi audience but pan India. Filmfare will be the perfect partner towards taking this first step with us in this journey, to every part of the country."
Amruta Khanvilkar said, “I would like to congratulate the whole family of Filmfare for yet another year of celebrating the Marathi Cinema. This motivates and excites the Marathi industry to work hard for the iconic Black Lady. The awards will witness the biggest stars of the industry winning big and placing the Marathi film industry in the global map of entertainment.”
Amey Wagh said, ‘’Filmfare has recognized and celebrated Indian cinema for so many years now, and it is an honour to bring alive this experience for millions of Marathi cinema lovers. I am happy to celebrate the exemplary talent of our ever-shining industry with Filmfare.”
Saket Jha Saurabh, Head - Entertainment Partnerships, Facebook India, said, "At Facebook, we have always focused on building deeper communities and the love for movies binds millions of our users together. The Marathi film industry has been a beacon of Indian cinema and we are truly excited to partner Filmfare in recognizing their excellence. Through this partnership, fans of Marathi cinema will not only access the live simulcast of the awards on Facebook but also get a chance to see and share exciting videos featuring the stars, the red carpet and more."
Deepak Rajadhyaksha, Head - Programming, Colors Marathi, said, “Filmfare Marathi Awards is a special partnership for us as it recognizes the artistic and cinematic excellence from Marathi film fraternity. At Colors Marathi it is our constant endeavor to raise the status of television entertainment by constantly drawing synergies from our cinematic talent pool. We are glad to associate with it as the telecast partner and contribute towards making it an iconic property.”
Filmfare Awards Marathi 2020 will be simulcast on March 14, 2021 on Colors Marathi and Filmfare’s Facebook channel.