Actor and director, Pravin Tarde left an impressive mark on his fans with his last film Mulshi Pattern, a blockbuster hit that became a raging trend for its dialogues among the youth. He has also treated his fans with varieties of iconic roles and it's difficult to choose the best out of them. Ajinkya, Fandry, Rege, Deool Band, and Farzand were some of the movies in which Pravin’s characters left a mark. Now, the filmmaker is all set to take the audience on a historical ride with his upcoming historical biopic on the Maratha Sarsenapati, 'Hambirrao Mohite'.
Recently, on the occasion of Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, Tarde revealed a brand new poster of his upcoming film 'Sarsenapati Hambirrao'. Last year, Tarde had shared the poster announcing the commencement of production of the film which had sent a wave of excitement in his followers.
Currently, there is a wave of historical films in Marathi and Hindi films, you have great films like Farzand, Fatteshikast, Hirkani, already gaining the love of the audience and upcoming films like Pavan Khind, Jung Jauhar, and Amol Kolhe’s trilogy coming up. Fans who cherish the tales of valor of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his army of courageous mavala’s, Sarsenapati Hambirrao will unveil a chapter of Marathi history that has rarely seen the glamour of television or cinema.
On 18 April 1674, the Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had himself conferred the title of Sarnobat and Hambirrao upon the man who was named Hansaji Mohite at birth. After the demise of Shivaji Maharaj in 1680, Hambirrao backed his elder nephew Sambhaji Maharaj to claim the Maratha throne despite the demand of courtiers to crown Rajaram. He also accompanied Sambhaji Maharaj in his campaigns against the Mughals.
Hambirrao led the battle of Wai on December 16, 1687, against the Mughals and defeated a relatively stronger Mughal army. He died after being hit by a cannonball. Hambirrao’s daughter Tarabai later married Shivaji Maharaj's son Rajaram and became the Maratha queen to give a tough fight to the Mughals.
The film will be produced by the Shivneri Foundation of Sandip Mohite a descendant of Hambirrao Mohite. Tarde is the director, screenplay writer, of Sarsenapati Hambirrao. The film is slated to release soon.
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