Saturday, October 07, 2006
Marathi stage actor Arun Nalawade, who played the role of the
sympathy-seeking grandfather in the Marathi film Shwaas - India's
official entry to the Oscars in 2004, has turned director with the
Marathi film Sri Siddhivinayak Mahima.
Nalawade informed that he always wanted to become a director and
after having an experience of 35 years in acting, he is all set to
make his debut in direction now. Based on four independent stories
of devotees of Siddhivinayak, the movie will also be based on some
real life experiences. He is planning to shoot his film at the
Siddhivinayak Temple as well as in Lonavala and other places in
Maharashtra. Ace singer Asha Bhosale who was present for the
Muhurat of his film also sung an aarti for the film.