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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India was rebelling against British rule, but it was also rebelling against outmoded social and religious practices.

Atre was very close to social activist Sane Guruji. Compared to the six months that Atre had hoped to complete the film in, Vasantsena took 14 months and cost Rs7. While Chitramandir was doing well and producing great films like Gharjawai and Raja RaniVasantsena was getting made.

But as I atrd in the industry, I realized that this is not a business for creative, principled artists. Newsletter The best of Cinestaan in your inbox. He was starting a banner called Hans Pictures. He completed the screenplay in under a week.

Atre Director, Story Writer, Screenwriter. 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. So, Gajanan Jagirdar was signed on as director.

Acharya Atre

Verification code sent on your registered email id Insert Verification Code. In the passion of this art, I took on enormous debts and spent some precious years of my life paying it back. Atre completed the script as the shooting progressed and the film was completed in under two and a half months.


Atre’s directorial debut was a Hindi film called Dil Ki Baatwhich was made in under three months. Pageviews for each item are divided by the aggregate number of pageviews generated by the items displayed.

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

But he was worried that afre would not be able to do justice to the business affairs of Atre Pictures, as he has written in Mi Kasa Zhalo.

The cost of making films increased substantially. His plays celebrated women and their rights. Even today, this will shock some sections of society, so one can imagine what the reaction must have been like in the s. This wasn’t an easy task as the novel is rather verbose and to translate it into a fit was a herculean task.

Dil Ki Baat Director. Edit Did You Know? I don’t think any other industry in the world makes a heartwrenching mockery of a hardworking individual the way the Indian film industry does.

He hired Kanu Desai to design the grand sets of the Buddhist era. Verification code sent on your registered email id. A teacher must never stop learning.

The film was a roaring success. The “Most Anticipated Indian Movies and Shows” widget tracks the real-time popularity of relevant pages on IMDb, and displays those that are currently generating the highest number of pageviews on IMDb.

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People in this story. After some planning, they started Navayug Pictures with Rs25 lakh. The Surgical Strike 1. The idea achaya to produce films written by literary giants.

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

And like all grandfathers do, he would share his memories with me. Atre was unhappy with the way his script had been handled by atrre director.

To help market his movies, Atre started Navayug weekly, a magazine that went on to become an institution. Edit Personal Details Alternate Names: Seated by a bust of the great man, Atre’s grandson Rajendra Pai reminisced about him.

Atre received the award from Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first president of India. He was an entrepreneur with a vision. Director Music department Producer Thanks.

How much of Pralhad Keshav Atre’s work have you seen? Please Login with Facebook. Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Acharya Achafya Keshav Atre Courtesy: Gajanan Jagirdar Director, Actor, Producer. The film was a failure at the box office. You might also like. But Papa did it.