• Thu. Jun 13th, 2024
“Sairat” is a Marathi language romantic drama film released in 2016 directed by . The film revolves around the love story of Parshya and Archi, two teenagers from different castes in rural Maharashtra.

Parshya, a low-caste boy, falls in love with Archi, a high-caste girl. Their love story is challenged by societal norms and customs, leading to severe consequences for both of them. The film depicts the harsh realities of caste discrimination and honor killings prevalent in rural India.

The film was critically acclaimed and received numerous awards. It won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi and was selected as India's official entry for the 2016 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. It also won six Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actress.

The performances of the lead actors, and , were highly appreciated, and the film's music composed by Ajay-Atul became popular. Overall, “Sairat” is considered one of the best Marathi films ever made, and its success helped bring attention to the Marathi film industry.

Directed by
Produced by Nittin Keni
Nikhil Sane
Written by
Bharat Manjule
Starring ,
Music by Ajay−Atul
Cinematography Sudhakar Reddy Yakkanti
Edited by Kutub Inamdar
Zee Studios
Aatpat Production
Essel Vision Productions
Distributed by Zee Studios
Release date 29 April 2016
Running time 174 minutes
Country India
Language Marathi
Budget ₹4 crore
Box office est. ₹110 crore

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