“Nilkanth Master” is a 2015 Marathi language biographical drama film directed by Gajendra Ahire. The film is based on the life of Saint-poet, philosopher and yogi, Saint Eknath Maharaj. It stars Adinath Kothare, Om Raut, and Mrunmayee Deshpande in lead roles.
Synopsis: The movie revolves around the life of Eknath, a devotee of Lord Vitthal, who is known for his philosophical and spiritual teachings. The movie traces Eknath's life journey from a young age, his spiritual awakening and his contribution to Marathi literature. The film highlights his struggles, his faith, and his unwavering dedication to Lord Vitthal.
Awards: The movie won two awards at the 53rd Maharashtra State Film Awards, including Best Actor for Adinath Kothare and Best Music Director for Ajit-Sameer. It also won the Best Film award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival.
Overall, “Nilkanth Master” was well-received by audiences and critics alike for its portrayal of Eknath's life and teachings, and for its performances and music. The movie was a commercial success and remains a popular and inspirational film among Marathi-speaking audiences.
|Directed by||Gajendra Ahire|
|Produced by||Meghmala Pathare|
|Edited by||Ballu Saluja|