The disciple-the next movie of Chaitanya Tamhane, the president of the court-will head to Netflix. The world’s largest subscription-based streaming service has won the global copyright of The Disciple, which won the Best Screenplay Award at the Venice International Film Festival in 2020. Tamhane wrote, directed and edited the Marathi film “The Disciple”, which tells the story of “Sharad Nerulkar’s life. He devoted his life to becoming an Indian classical music singer and strictly following the old The tradition and discipline of the master, guru and master. His father. But as the years passed, Sarah began to wonder whether it was really possible to achieve the excellence he was pursuing. This is a dedication, passion and pursuit of absolute contemporary Mumbai Journey.”
Aditya Modak, Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat and Kiran Yadnyopavit lead disciple actors. Vivek Gomber is the producer, and Oscar-winning film producer Alfonso Cuarón is the executive producer. The disciple also won the FIPRESCI International Film Critics Award in Venice and the Amplified Sound Award at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. It has been nominated for Best International Feature Film at the Film Independent Spirit Award.
The early comments of the disciples are promising. The disciple currently has a 95% score for 22 reviews of review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, and a score of 79 for the other review aggregators of 9 reviewers, Metacritic.
Cuarón (the recently released film “Rome” also premiered on Netflix) said in a prepared statement: “I believe that Chaitanya is one of the most important new voices in contemporary cinema. I am very happy that the disciples will be appreciated by the audience. all around the world.”
Tamhane added: “The story of the disciple comes from my pursuit of excellence and direction. It’s about how many of us follow all the rules, but sometimes find something missing. I am honored to have the opportunity to be like Alfonso Working with a creative genius like Caron (Alfonso Cuarón) (with my mentor), he is the director of Rome and Gravity. And now, not only has Netflix acquired it and streamed it to discerning global audiences, I am really grateful and humble, because stalwarts in the global industry think this film is worth it. Making a film requires a lot of research. As a filmmaker, my goal has always been to tell my story truthfully within a dramatic framework. Regardless of the cultural background, you also need to provide your audience with intelligence and intuition to be able to invest in your story. I am glad that this method is effective for the disciples.”
Netflix India Content Acquisition Director Pratiksha Rao said: “We want to be the hometown of the best film and filmmakers in India. As we expand our film lineup and tell more stories from all over the country, we are very happy to be Caitanya. The hometown of the disciples of Chaitanya Tamhane. This film tells a beautiful story of yearning, struggle and self-doubt. In the context of Indian classical music, we admire the magic of visual narrative, and we can’t wait to share it with the world .”
The disciple has no release date, but Netflix said the movie will be released “soon”.