Akshay Bardapurkar’s Planet Marathi and Piiyush Singh’s Golden Ratio Films bring Independent film studio Black Hangar Studios onboard for the Marathi film ‘Moghul Mardini Chhatrapati Tararani’, starring Sonalee Kulkarni.
Black Hangar Studios is the name behind many Hollywood productions like ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, ‘Dark Tide’, ‘The Grand Tour, 24: Live Another Day’, and many more.
The film will be titled ‘Moghul Mardini Chhatrapati Tararani’ and is based on one of the greatest epics of valor of the warrior queen Chhatrapati Tararani who fought with the Mughals, Nizamshahi, Aadilshahi, Qutubshahi, Dutch, British, Portuguese, Siddis at the same time.
Planet Marathi CMD, Akshay Bardapurkar said: “‘Chhatrapati Tararani’ is going to be a golden page in the history of Marathi cinema. Planet Marathi and Golden Ratio are proud to take the story of the Maratha warrior queen Chhatrapati Tararani to the world. This will be the first and one of the biggest Marathi-Hollywood films to go on floors with an international film studio.
“It is too soon to reveal more details about the film but we have a talented blend of filmmakers, musicians, and artists that are working hard to bring this beautiful presentation to our Marathi audiences. I strongly believe this film has the potential to take Marathi cinema at a newer height.”
The one who gave tough resistance to Aurangzeb till his grave dug into his own military camp, and ended his dream of destroying the Swarajya. All this while she was widowed at the tender age of 25.
‘Chhatrapati Tararani’ will be directed by popular Marathi director Rahul Jadhav. The film stars Hirkani of Marathi films, with actress Sonalee Kulkarni in the lead.
Black Hangar Studios and ORWO Studios is excited to be a part of an Indian regional film that narrates the historical epic.
Jake Seal, CEO said: “After working with the Indian Sci-fi genre we are excited to create the experience for a historical period drama. The story itself moves us and with the promise that Planet Marathi brings in filmmaking we are thrilled to see where this journey leads us. We aim to make films more engaging for global audiences irrespective of the language and medium and we are committed to making the story come alive.”
Piiyush Singh, Cofounder, Golden Ratio Films added: “The title itself comes with huge responsibility to us and the entire team is working to bring out the best for the viewers.”
This mega-blockbuster, one-of-a-kind, film will be produced in both Marathi and English.
The makers are planning a Diwali 2022 release in India and overseas for this project.