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SHALA (SCHOOL)

Official Website: http://www.shalacinema.com/
Country/Year: India/2011
Genre: Romance
Language: Marathi (English subtitles)
Running Time: 120 Minutes

Director

Sujay Dahake

Cast

Anshuman Joshi
Ketaki Mategaonkar
Dilip Prabhavalkar
Devika Daftardar
Nandu Madhav
Ashwini GIri
Jitendra Joshi
Amruta Khanvilka
Santosh Juvekar

Synopsis

In turbulent India of the Emergency in the 1970's, four friends on the threshold of their teenage years in a little Indian school, gather in they're beloved adda to deliberate the everyday's of school and life. Little do they know, that by the end of this academic year, their lives will take a turn as they never expected it to.

Awards and Nominations

Won National Film Award 2012 Silver Lotus Award Best Feature Film in Marathi
Won National Film Award 2012 Silver Lotus Award Best Screenplay - Avinash Deshpande

Theatrical Trailer

About the Director

25 year old Sujay Dahake is a mass communications graduate with wide exposure to his credit. Having been introduced to International standards of filmmaking during his studies in the Phillippines, he aims to bring the same into Marathi cinema. His short films have been screened in many international film festivals. He served as an associate producer  and commerical director with Bigfoot Entertainment, an international independent film production company. Besides film, Dahake has an avid interest and substantial work experience in the world of fashion photography. As a photographer with FTV Asia he's worked with many of the world's top super models. When he's not directing films, Dahake conducts special workshops on cinema analysis and editing in Pune.    
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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