Marathi's OTT content keeps getting exciting. This time, a simple, heartfelt story ‘Sumi’ which bagged multiple national awards at the 2022 ceremony is all set to have an exclusive OTT premiere only on Planet Marathi OTT. The poster of the film was revealed by the makers to announce its launch.
‘Sumi’ is an extraordinary tale of struggle, ambition, commitment and friendship. It stars child actors Akanksha Pingale and Divyesh Indulkar both of whom have won the National Award for ‘Best Child Artist’. It also stars seasoned actors Smita Tambe and Nitin Bhajan. The original story' is written by Sanjeev K Jha.
The film follows the inspiring story of the daughter of a stone quarry worker and her pursuit for higher education. The movie is directed by Amol Vasant Gole who has directed the popular movie ‘Nashibvaan’. He's also the cinematographer for films like ‘Stanley Ka Dabba’ and ‘Elizabeth Ekadashi’.
The movie garnered interest before its release and has now been brought to life through its poster reveal. Commenting on the release, National Award winner Akshay Bardapurkar, Founder, Planet Marathi OTT said, “Films like Sumi are brave, experimental stories which deserve a global platform. We are here to give it a nationwide and global release to homes all over. It is an honour to have the privilege to add Sumi to our library and showcase it to our viewers who are always looking for the best in Marathi entertainment content. We are looking forward to revealing the release date of the movie soon”.
Speaking on the OTT release of his film, Director Amol Vasant Gole said “The risk we took to tell a brave story has paid off. The film touches on various important topics like girl child education, women empowerment, education in rural areas and infrastructural development. Every character in the film will leave the audience with a strong message, especially the characters of both the kids who have performed so real by understanding the nerves and emotions.”
‘Sumi’ is produced by Harshall Vinay Kamat, Swati S Sharma, Mihir Kumar Sharma and co-produced by Anand Panchal, Jayaditya Giri, Sonali Jayant and Jayant Yewale.