Press Releases2010Aug 23, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar impressed by Natarang
At a special screening organised by Zee Talkies on Thursday, August 19th at a multiplex in suburban Bandra, the legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar walked in with his wife Anjali and close friend Atul Ranade. He was also accompanied by Mumbai Meri Jaan fame Nishikant Kamat, Filmmakers Indra Kumar & Rakesh Mehra, Director Ravi Jadhav & lead actor Atul Kulkarni, Nikhil Sane, Business Head-Zee Talkies and Amit Phalke, Executive Producer-Natarang for the late night show.
The movie, depicting the plight of Tamasha artist, turned out to be a fine watch for Sachin, who was all praise for work of Atul Kulkarni and specially mentioned about the film music, by composer-duo Ajay-Atul. After watching the movie, Cricket icon Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar said, Atul had impressed me always with his different roles, and once again he did the same. Now Natarang has given me altogether great satisfaction. I'm really happy to having this pleasure with Zee Talkies. On and off, I keep on watching many movies. This is a standard piece of work in the recent times."
Atul Kulkarni said, "Sachin has made us proud and happy through his work over two decades now. And it is nice that we could reciprocate it in our own way. It is a great feeling. Sachin appreciated Natarang a lot. He discussed it meticulously and asked me several questions, as to how I got under the skin of the character."
Natarang is the story of a farm worker who is also an amateur wrestler. He dreams of playing the king in folk Marathi theatre. The movie will be aired on Zee Talkies on Saturday, August 28, 2010 @7pm. Also, the movie has got the maximum TRP of 7.3 in Maharashtra Market, when it was last aired on Zee Marathi.