"I select my artistes as per the requirement of the role"- Satish Rajwade
With successful Marathi movies like 'Mrugjal', 'Ek Daav Dhobi Pachaad',
'Gaiir' director Satish Rajwade made his presence felt
with the creativity offered through these films. His work as a director was also
well received through TV serials like 'Avantika' and 'Agnihotra'. Now, we find
him directing a new serial 'Guntata Hriday Hey' with a different subject on Zee
Marathi. This serial is being shown at 10.30 pm; but, that does not matter when
Satish Rajwade is directing it.
An actor turned director, who has in the past assisted Govind Nihalani, is today
a big name in Marathi TV and film industry. He is known to handle the subject
well and his presentation does leave that desired impact on the audience.
Marathi Movie World spoke to Satish Rajwade and this is what the young dynamic
director has to say:
Q: You are known to be very selective about the subject, before taking up a
film. Is it so ?
A: Yes, I am selective about the subject, as it is the script that I should be
comfortable with, for presentation.
Q: What are the projects you have in hand today ?
A: I am directing a film 'Makadachya Haati Champagne' which is in post
production stage and now involved with this new serial of
Zee Marathi- 'Guntata
Q: What is this film 'Makadachya Haati Champagne' all about ?
A: This film is based on a popular Marathi play with this title and it will have
Q: Do you think that Marathi films based on popular dramas do well at the box
A: It is better to make films based on good quality
dramas, in absence of good
Q: As a director how do you get the work done from your actors, especially
those who are new ?
A: I just ask them to behave natural, during the scene.
Q: While selecting the cast of the film or serial, do you make the choice
yourself or somebody else does this job?
A: I myself do the selection of the artistes.
Q: But,it is said that you only select the best ones?
A: No, that is not so. I select my artistes as per the requirement of role and
the characters they are required to play. A particular artiste should perfectly
fit into that role.