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“Nilkanth Master” is a 2015 Marathi language biographical drama film directed by . 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.


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.


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
Produced by Meghmala Pathare
Cinematography Krishna Soren
Edited by Ballu Saluja
Music by Ajay-Atul
Release date
  • 7 August 2015
Country India
Language Marathi


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