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Marathi film Kapus Kondyachi Goshta nominated for Oscar Award in Best Picture Category

Dec 18, 2014 10:10 IST

The Marathi film Kapus Kondyachi Goshta (The Unending Story) in the second week of December 2014 was nominated in the Best Picture Category of the 87th Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscars.

The film is based on the real-life story of four sisters in a small village near Nagpur.

The American Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences recently disclosed the list of 323 films that have been nominated in the Best Picture category.

The final nominations shortlist for the Oscar awards will be announced on 15 January 2015 while the awards will be given on 22 February 2015.

About Kapus Kondyachi Goshta (The Unending Story)
The film directed by Pune-based director Mrunalini Bhosale is about the daily struggles of four sisters against the backdrop of farmer suicides in Vidarbha in Maharashtra. The film depicts the story of triumph over tragedy, where the strong will of simple village girl wins over all odds to become an inspiration for many. The film also details the social ostracism and poverty rife among Vidarbha’s cotton growers.

The film is produced by Ravindra alias Nitin Bhosale and written by Prasad Namjoshiand. Lead actors of the film are Makarand Anaspure, Samidha Guru and Bharat Ganeshpure.

The movie has been screened at many film festivals and received a lot of awards and appreciations. These include:
Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival
• 2014: Best Film - Women Empowerment - Mrunalini Bhosale
International Indian Film Festival of Queensland in Brisbane
• 2014: Best Feature Film - Kapus Kondyachi Goshta
Sahyadri Cine Awards 2014
• 2014: Best Feature Film - Kapus Kondyachi Goshta
Maharashtra State Film Awards 2014
• 2014: Best Actress Award - Samidha Guru

Mrunalini Bhosale is a specialist in the agricultural documentary and had created and directed about 50 films. All her films focus on the pitfalls and triumphs of men and women who work the soil.


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