Martine Armand pays homage to Marathi Cinema

Mitrano Namaskar, Martine Armand has published in the recent issue of “Nouvelles de  l’Inde” (magazine of the Indian Embassy) very  interesting article (in French) paying the hommage to  the Cinema of Maharashtra, and also an interview with Shree Satish Manwar, director of “Gabhricha Paus”. In this article, Mrs. Armand has also acknowledge the contribution of MMF. Best regards, Shashi Dharmadhikari … Read more

Berlin digs ‘Vihir’

Namaskar, After a triumph in India and also at Rotterdam Film Festival, “Vihir” directed by Umesh Kulkarni and written & produced by Girish Kulkarni will be projected at Berlin Film Festival this week. The team of “Vihir” including the Veteran Marathi actor Dr Mohan Agashe will be present on the Opening “Red Carpet” Ceremony on Sunday … Read more

France madhe Gabhricha Paus

New Success in France  for Marathi Cinema For the 16th International Festival of Asian Films at Vesoul, France, the Marathi film “Gabhricha Paus” directed by Satish Manwar has obtained two prestigious awards: “Jury’s Grand Award”  and “Special Prize from Langues O”. On his way, Satish Manwar met Shashi Dharmadhikari, General Secretary, who narrated him the … Read more

AGM 2009

In the Annual General Meeting held on 22nd Novemeber 09 at the MdCA du 19eme, many a points were discussed and agreed upon. Mentionable amongst them were: Carrying ahead the tradition, MMF will transfer  € 1000 to Switzerland Marathi Mandal for Zurich EMS 2010. 600€ in equivalent INR to be donated to “Snehalaya” Ahmednagar (an NGO … Read more

Diwali Wishes

Maharashtra Mandal Brisbane, Australia Thanks for greeting. Brisbane Maharashtra Mandal wishes you, your family and your Mandal happy Diwali and Prosperous new year. Anjali Pingle , Vice- President, BRIMM Management Committee 2009-10 www.brimm.org.au   Maharashtra Mandal Abu Dhabi NAMASKAR, Thank you very much for your wishes.We from Maharashtra Mandal Abu Dhabi also wish you all … Read more

MMF Diwali Dhamaka 2009

Namaskar Mandali, Here is a reminder for you and all your family members & friends whom you wil be bringing along for the MMF Diwali Dhamaka 2009 Celebrations What:- Diwali Faral & Rangaram Karyakram Samarambha. When:- Saturday 10th October 2009 Where:- MdCA du 19è 20 rue Edouard Pailleron 75019 Paris Map:- https://tinyurl.com/mmfrance Metro:- Bolivar (Line 7bis) … Read more


Namaskar Mandali, As decided we are meeting on Saturday and a lot of us have confirmed already! Apart from the planned “Gappa-Tappa”, we will be looking forward to new initiatives from all the members, those which were discussed in the past and some new ones from those members who’ve joined this year. A few of … Read more


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