Sumitra Bhave &
Sunil Sukthankar are well known Marathi film makers, who have 10 feature
films to their credit. The duo has not only won many awards at the state and
national level for successfully sending strong social message through their
films but have also received international awards for their films 'Doghi' and 'Chakori'.
Their new film 'Ha Bharat Maza' is a timely film, set on the backdrop of the
present atmosphere in the country, which is charged with Anna Hazare's India
Against Corruption movement. Today, everyone in India, whether political &
non-political, young & old, men & women are affected by the movement. Sukhatme
family projected through their film is no exception.
In the film, Anna Sukhatme recalls a story of his great grandfather. In good old
days in a village Anna's great grandfather had a Peepul tree in his courtyard,
where villagers used to assemble to share their moments of sorrow & joy. One day
he noticed that the tree is drying. He peeped in his mind, wondering whether he
had done any wrong.....All the villagers started looking into their minds,
whether they had done anything wrong....
The Peepul tree blossomed again!
India against corruption movement today inspires everyone of us to protect the
'Peepul trees' in our courtyards!
The film depicts a story of a family- Anna Sukhatme, his wife, a married
daughter Varsha and two sons Indra and Raghav. Indra is aspiring to become a
computer engineer and is falling short of just one percent in the entrance
Getting the admission in a renowned college is only possible by offering
exorbitant donation to the academic institute. The family is going through a
dilemma. The efforts of raising a huge sum for the donation poses big challenge
to their fundamental family values.
Produced & Directed by Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukthankar the
Story-Screenplay-Dialogues are written by Sumitra Bhave. Camera by Amol Gole,
Editing & Sound by Virendra Valsangkar and Music by Shailendra Barve, the film's
star cast comprises of well known artistes like Vikram Gokhakle, Uttara Baokar,
Renuka Daftardar, Alok Rajwade, Jitendra Joshi, Devika Daftardar, Omkar
Govardhan, Kishor Kadam, Deepa Shriram.