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Marathi Film backed by Akshay Kumar starring musician Swanand Kirkire heads to Melbourne!

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) currently in its 9th year is set to open its curtains from 10th – 22nd August under the unifying theme of ‘Inclusion’. The multi award-winning festival which is the southern hemisphere’s greatest annual celebration of Indian cinema recently announced the details for the upcoming 12-day festival.   Each year the festival promises to offer Australian and Subcontinent audiences the opportunity to explore and engage with the diversity of Indian Cinema in different languages. One of the films IFFM will hold is the screening of the upcoming Marathi film is Chumbak.  

The movie is directed by Sandeep Modi has renowned lyricist Swanand Kirkire in the lead role. It is a story of friendship between a 15-year-old table-cleaning-waiter-boy Baalu and his chance encounter with a 45-year-old mentally slow man Prasanna that forces him to make a choice between his dreams and morality.  Chumbak is the story of these two oddballs and their choices that shall shape their life. The film is presented by superstar Akshay Kumar after being impressed with the movie, in one of the screenings in Mumbai he decided to present this movie. Chumbak is slated to release on July 27 in India and will have its Australian premiere at the festival this year.

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) currently in its 9th year is set to open its curtains from 10th – 22nd August under the unifying theme of ‘Inclusion’. The multi award-winning festival which is the southern hemisphere’s greatest annual celebration of Indian cinema recently announced the details for the upcoming 12-day festival.   Each year the festival promises to offer Australian and Subcontinent audiences the opportunity to explore and engage with the diversity of Indian Cinema in different languages. One of the films IFFM will hold is the screening of the upcoming Marathi film is Chumbak.

The movie is directed by Sandeep Modi has renowned lyricist Swanand Kirkire in the lead role. It is a story of friendship between a 15-year-old table-cleaning-waiter-boy Baalu and his chance encounter with a 45-year-old mentally slow man Prasanna that forces him to make a choice between his dreams and morality.  Chumbak is the story of these two oddballs and their choices that shall shape their life. The film is presented by superstar Akshay Kumar after being impressed with the movie, in one of the screenings in Mumbai he decided to present this movie. Chumbak is slated to release on July 27 in India and will have its Australian premiere at the festival this year.

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