In a high octane event full of fanfare, music duo Ajay-Atul launched the music of Pravin Tarade and Pranit Kulkarni’s highly anticipated Marathi film ‘Deool Band’. Produced by Mrs. Jayshree Kailas Wani and Juili Kailas Wani under the Vatvruksha Entertainment banner, the film has Mohan Joshi essaying the role of Swami Samarth, features the return of Nivedita Joshi to Marathi cinema after a considerable gap and also has Gashmeer Mahajani in a leading role. In a first of its kind, the music was launched at 1.500 centers at the same time!
Held at the Siddhi Banquet Hall, the ‘Deool Band’ music launch was a star studded night with Marathi industry in attendance. In addition to Mohan Joshi, Nivedita Joshi, producers Jayshree Kailas Wani and Juili Kailas Wani, director duo of Pravin Tarade and Pranit Kulkarni, and singers Suresh Wadkar, Adarsh Shinde and Vibhavari Apte, Marathi film industry figureheads and the complete lead cast of ‘Deool Band’, amongst others, were also present.
Composed by Narendra Bhide, Deool Band’s soundtrack is being released through Vatvruksha Vatvruksha Entertainment and features industry’s most popular singers Suresh Wadkar, Shankar Mahadevan, Adarsh Shinde, Vibhavari Apte and Ajay Gogavale. The films lyrics have been written by Pranit Kulkarni. Further, the film which is slated to hit the silver screen on 31st July 2015.
The evening kicked off with a brief address and welcome note by Pravin Tarade and Pranit Kulkarni. This was followed by the whole team of ‘Deool Band’ taking to the stage for the formal ceremonial launch the music. Post the launch, Pravin Tarade, Pranit Kulkarni, and Narendra Bhide addressed the crowd present, taking them through the Musical journey of ‘Deool Band’.
A very elated Pravin Tarade and Pranit Kulkarni said,
“I am very proud of our film’s music. We have tried to keep a balance between devotional and mainstream music. The lyrics of most of the songs are kept in mind keeping the feel of the film. Narendra Bhide was the right choice for the film as he has the understanding of traditional Maharashtrian tunes. Though I like all the songs in this album, my personal favorite is ‘Kalbhairavashtak’ sung by Shankar Mahadevan.”
Speaking on the subject, Composer Narendra Bhide said,
“When Pravin and Pranit approached me for the music of the film I was very excited as well as nervous if I could do justice to this kind of a film.. It seemed like a fantastic script and most importantly they knew what they were looking for. It was a great experience working with the greats of the industry.”
The Highlight of the event though was when Ajay Gogavale and other singers performed live on the songs mesmerizing the audiences. Shot across Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka Deool Banda is based on teachings of Swami Samarth.
Slated to hit the silver screen on 31st July 2015, the film’s other credits include Director: Pravin Tarade and Pranit Kulkarni, Dialogues and Original story: Pravin Tarde, Director of Photography: Prashant B. Misle, Editor: Mayur Hardas, Music: Narendra Bhide, Lyrics: Pranit Kulkarni and Executive Producer: Club 11