About P.K. Atre: Prahlād Keshav Atre (Marathi: प्रल्हाद केशव अत्रे (13 August – 13 June ), popularly known as Āchārya Atre (Marathi. Pralhad Keshav Atre (–). Director | Music Department | Producer. + Add or change photo on IMDbPro». Contribute to IMDb. Add a bio, trivia, and more.

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That was also the period when talk of a spiritual guru who led a dual life was the hot topic of gossip in Pune, and that’s whom Atre modelled his protagonist on. Atre received the award from Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first president of India.

Director Music department Producer Thanks. Please Login with Facebook. In Bombay, Atre found an investor and bought a movie studio, Chitramandir, which was the first film studio in the city to be owned by a Marathi-speaking person.

Edit Did You Know? He hired Kanu Desai to design the grand sets of the Buddhist era. He was at the peak of his political career when I saw him. Atre confessed to being a novice, and Torne took it upon himself to educate the playwright in the intricacies of filmmaking.


Newsletter The best of Cinestaan in your inbox. The film was a failure at the box office. Through them, he displayed a bold attitude towards women.

While Chitramandir was doing well and producing great films like Gharjawai and Raja RaniVasantsena was getting made. Then actor-producer Baburao Pendharkar approached him.

So there was always a real-life event that inspired his stories. During this time, there was an unexpected boom in Hindi cinema. On International Women’s Day, Cinestaan. Which villain would come out on top? Torne later changed his mind, but Atre’s first screenplay was never filmed. A poster for Payachi Dasi Do you have a demo reel? His plays celebrated women and their rights. Pageviews for each item are divided by the aggregate number of pageviews generated by the items displayed.

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Remembering the one and only Acharya Atre, literary giant and daring filmmaker

The film was atree roaring success. Atre completed the script as the shooting progressed and the film was completed in under two and a half months. Inhe was elected achharya the Pune municipality where he met Rambhau Abhyankar, a well-known entrepreneur. Initially, Atre thought of directing the film himself.


Edit Personal Details Alternate Names: To help market his movies, Atre started Navayug weekly, a magazine that went on to become an institution.

Pralhad Keshav Atre

After some planning, they started Navayug Pictures with Rs25 lakh. Even today, this will shock some sections of society, so one can imagine what the reaction must have been like in the s.

Dil Ki Baat Director. Acharya Pralhad Keshav Atre P. How Much Have You Seen? Around this time Atre was reading a atte that proposed abstinence as a way of life. Atre realized that producing Marathi films would be more realistic.

The second film to win him this medal was Mahatma Phule Interestingly, when Atre narrated the plot to Master Vinayak, they realized they had a winning comedy at hand. Start your free trial. For all syndication related queries, contact Pramod Shinde.

Atre’s directorial debut was a Hindi film called Dil Ki Baatwhich was made in under three months.