On Tuesday, Netflix launched the trailer of its upcoming Marathi drama The Disciple. Directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, the multi-award successful movie stars actor-musician Aditya Modak within the lead position. It’s set to premiere on April 30.
The Disciple chronicles the journey of a musician Sharad Nerulkar, who diligently follows the traditions of his guru and father, and devotes his life to turning into an Indian classical vocalist. However, as time strikes on, he’s left questioning himself if he can ever obtain the excellence that he’s striving for, and whether or not he’ll discover the braveness to combat his personal mediocrity. Set in Mumbai, The Disciple is a journey of devotion, ardour, and looking for absolutely the, in a metropolis that by no means stops hustling.
While not a lot is revealed within the 1.3-minute trailer, do gear up for some soul stirring classical music and a few highly effective performances. The narrator even goes on to say that Indian classical music is taken into account the everlasting quest because it leads one on the trail to the divine. Also, there’s a trace of actuality exhibits as Sharad’s identify is introduced because the ‘next contestant’. The combat between persevering with the custom of household, and likewise balancing a job for a greater way of life has been superbly projected within the trailer.
Watch the trailer of The Disciple right here:
Excited concerning the world seeing his movie, writer-director Chaitanya Tamhane stated in an announcement, “The Disciple is a true labour of love and a story very close to my heart. It is the journey of a Hindustani classical vocalist’s struggles, dreams, and artistic journey in contemporary Mumbai. We were blessed to have an extraordinary talent like Aditya Modak portray the protagonist, Sharad Nerulkar, through whose eyes we immerse ourselves in the fascinating world of Indian classical music. I am beyond happy that the film has found its home on Netflix, as there could not have been a better platform for this truly Indian story to reach a global audience.”
Sir fame Vivek Gomber, who has bankrolled the movie, added, “I am incredibly excited to share the film with the world, we have waited a long time to do so. I am thrilled and grateful to have Netflix as our streaming partner. With their global appeal and reach, I have no doubt the film will find a discerning audience worldwide. I sincerely believe this is a universal story and will speak to all of us with dreams and aspirations.”
The Disciple was awarded the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI, quick for Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique) and the Best Screenplay award on the 77th Venice International Film Festival. It was additionally screened on the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, the place it was named a winner of the Amplify Voices Award. It has additionally been nominated on the Film Independent Spirit Awards underneath the Best International Feature class.
The movie additionally stars Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat and Kiran Yadnyopavitin in pivotal roles. Starting April 30, The Disciple will stream on Netflix.