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Kedar Shinde announces a biopic on his grandfather Shahir Sable on his 100th birth anniversary

Shinde made the big announcement via a video and revealed the title of the film, Maharashtra Shahir, which is expected to release in 2023.

Shaheen Irani
Sep 03, 2021
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Maharashtra Shahir.

Kedar Shinde is all set for a biopic on his grandfather Shahir Sable. Shahir is a legend in Maharashtrian folk music. Apart from that, he was a playwriter and actor too.

On the occasion of Shahir Sable's 100th birth anniversary on September 3, 2021, Kedar Shinde announced a biopic on him in style. Through the video, he also revealed the title of the film - Maharashtra Shahir.

Watch it here:

Among Shahid's greatest works is Maharashtra's unofficial anthem  Jai Jai Maharashtra Maajha. This anthem was also a part of the announcement on Kedar's social media handles.

The filmmaker has, however, not yet revealed details about who will act in the movie as Shahir. It would not be a surprise if Kedar wishes to portray his grandfather himself on the big screen.

However, he did announce that the film will release in 2023. There is still no certainty if it will be a theatrical or direct-to-OTT release.

Kedar Shinde is a well-known filmmaker in the Marathi film industry. He has helmed movies like Majha Navra Tujhi Baiko and Irada Pakka.

Maharashtra Shahir is written by Pratima Kulkarni. She had helmed the play Ashrunchi Zali Phule. Pratima had also acted in Aamir Khan's 2007 hit Taare Zameen Par.

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