UFCo.(Upstage Film Company) & NSD Films Presentation

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Vidya Barve, is a divorced, working woman,sharing a rented flat with a room mate in Mumbai. Our film deals with one single night which Vidya is forced to spend on the streets of this city.... As she ambles on the deserted roads waiting for morning, she's frightened, lonely, angry, confused. She keeps recalling her relationships as they stand today- Her estranged husband, her teenaged son staying with her mother in small town Nasik, her boss, her colleague, her room mate. Alternating between her encounters during this night and her past, the film finally sees a visibly confident Vidya coming to terms with her lot. And that is when dawn breaks... The title Shevri suggests an insignificant wisp of cotton, which is Vidya. An ordinary woman with ordinary dreams, leading a life which is now out of the ordinary for her. Her coming to terms with her state today and becoming present to her life is what gives an essence to the film. “Shevri is an interesting film because of its innovative and intelligent cinematic narration by effective use of flashbacks” - Jury comment at the Pune International Film Festival 2007 where it won the best International Marathi Film Award.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

SHEVRI BAGS 3 NATIONAL AWARDS...

ALL Smiles FOR NEENA KULKARNI....

Neena Kulkarni's Shevri won the best regional film(marathi)

2006-2007

at the 54th national awards.



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Gajendra Ahire won the

best director award for the same.






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Dilip Prabhavalkar, won the award for best supporting actor award for Marathi film 'Shevri' and Lage raho munna bhai. He had played a benign middle class clerk in Shevri and the award was given to him for portraying two diverse and equally challenging characters.





Prabhavalkar said his supporting act in the Marathi film "Shevri" was a unique role and was happy that it had been recognised.



4 comments:

Anonymous said...

would like to access a copy of this film and show it among our documentary film audience and women's rights groups. akthgts@gmail.com

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austere said...

What an awesome movie! DD national showed it last night... I sat absolutely still watching till midnight... superb acting, superb photography, specially the inside shots of the Nasik house...also the mother's character-- svatacha problem svata solve karaicha... that made me react with horror...my marathi is very basic but the subtitling was pretty good.
Congratulations on such fine work!

An upstage film company presentation

An upstage film company presentation
Shevri