Gujarati cinema is witnessing a new wave of content-rich films. Hellaro, a film based on rural womenfolk of the Kutch region won the National Award for the Best Film. Pratik Gandhi, a popular Gujarati actor got recognition for his work in Scam 1992.
The year 2019 was an exciting year for Gujarat with over 40 films released. Chaal Jeevi Laiye became the highest grosser with ₹50 crores box-office collection. Hellaro collected around ₹15 crores while Chasani grossed around ₹5 crores.
Chasani Produced By Munna Shukul And Jayesh Patel
Chasani is the first film by Shukul Showbiz Productions. Founded by Munna Shukul, this film production company forayed into film production with Chasani and subsequently produced a Punjabi film, Mitran Nu Shaunk Hathyaran Da. Munna Shukul and Jayesh Patel are the producers of Chasani.
Chasani film had the legendary actor Manoj Joshi in the lead role along with Sejal Shah, Divyang Thakkar, Ojas Rawal and newcomer Maira Doshi.
Directed by the duo, Abhinn-Manthan, Chasani was loved by the critics and audience because of its innovative story. The story runs in three parallel lines with all interconnected to one another. It focused on the expression of love and its importance in a successful relationship.
Chasani won four awards at GIFA (Gujarat Iconic Film Awards) including the Best Film of the Year. It also won the international Toronto GIFA Award 2020 for the Best Emerging Film Of The Year.
Future Collaboration Plans For Munna Shukul As a Producer
Munna Shukul is keen on collaborating with regional film production houses to get access to a wider audience. The recent collaboration of Shukul Showbiz with Yantra Pictures is a perfect example of expanding the reach and producing good content cinema. The first venture of Munna Shukul of Shukul Showbiz and Maansi of Yantra Pictures is a Marathi film Colorphool that will see a July 2021 release.
Raado- Upcoming Film With Munna Shukul And Jayesh Patel As Producers
Munna Shukul and Jayesh Patel as producers are now on their second Gujarati film, Raado. This film, slated for release for 2021 Diwali has a star-studded cast of Yash Soni, Tarjanee Bhadla and Hitesh Kanodia. The film is written and directed by the popular Krishnadev Yagnik.
Munna Shukul, as a passionate producer, is keen on investing in films that have full entertainment value. With Chasani and Raado, he has proved his mettle as a meaningful producer keen on providing clean entertainment to the masses.