~The star-studded evening is set to be held on 30th March 2023 at Mahakavi Kalidas Natyamandir, Mumbai~
23rd March, 2023: The Filmfare Awards Marathi are back once again to celebrate the cinematic and artistic brilliance of Marathi cinema. The 7th edition of these glorious awards will be hosted in association with Planet Marathi as the title partner. The much-awaited Filmfare Awards Marathi 2022 will recognize some of the most memorable performances released between January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022. This year’s grand celebration will witness entertaining acts, magical moments, and picture-perfect wins. The prestigious awards night will honour the deserving winners with the coveted Black Lady on March 30th, 2023 at Mahakavi Kalidas Natyamandir Hall, Mulund, Mumbai.
To kick off the highly anticipated ceremony, a press conference was held on March 23rd, 2023. The talented entertainer and gorgeous actress Sonalee Kulkarni along with Editor of Filmfare, Jitesh Pillaai, and Head and Founder, Planet Marathi OTT, Akshay Bardapurkar lit the lamp augmenting the start of this new edition, addressed the media fraternity, and shared a sneak peek into the upcoming awards ceremony.
Planet Marathi presents Filmfare Awards Marathi 2022 will be a rib-tickling affair as Amey Wagh and Siddharth Jadhav will take the host's mantle, and their spot-on comic timing will leave everyone in splits of laughter. The elegant beauties, Vaidhevi Purshuram, Pooja Sawant, and Amruta Khanvilkar, will reel in the audiences with their high-octane performances, leaving everyone spellbound. The celebration will also witness a power-packed performance by the talented actor, Shreyas Talpade. Additionally, the night will feature two exciting acts, one by the beautiful actress Sonalee Kulkarni, and another one by Ankush Choudhary and Sana Shinde.
Planet Marathi presents Filmfare Awards Marathi 2022 promises a delightful evening full of entertainment and laughter. The hosts for the evening, Amey Wagh and Siddharth Jadhav, are sure to tickle everyone's funny bones with their impeccable comic timing. The gorgeous actresses, Vaidhevi Purshuram, Pooja Sawant, and Amruta Khanvilkar, will captivate the audience with their high-energy performances, leaving them mesmerized. The event will also witness a power-packed act by the immensely talented actor, Shreyas Talpade. Adding to the excitement, there will be two scintillating performances, one by the evergreen actress Sonalee Kulkarni, and the other by Ankush Choudhary and Sana Shinde.
Talking about the upcoming edition of the awards, Mr. Deepak Lamba, CEO, Worldwide Media said, Marathi Cinema over the decades with its compelling narratives and enriching performances has emerged as a treasure trove of cinematic excellence. Filmfare not only celebrates but honours the talented visionaries behind these masterpieces, who bring life to the stories leaving an indelible mark on the audiences with their exceptional talent. We are delighted to take ahead our long-standing association with Planet Marathi OTT that will see the Marathi film fraternity and their fans experience a truly unforgettable night.
Mr. Jitesh Pillaai, the Editor of Filmfare, expressed his excitement about the upcoming awards ceremony by stating, "The Black Lady has been an emblem of excellence in Indian cinema for decades, and we are thrilled to bring back the 7th edition of the awards after the tremendous success of the previous six editions. Marathi cinema, with its rich heritage, nuanced performances, and timeless stories, has captured the hearts of cinephiles for generations, owing to its illustrious legacy. We are eager to curate a captivating show that will be remembered for its tribute to cinematic brilliance."
Speaking about the collaboration with Filmfare, Mr. Akshay Bardapurkar, Founder and Head, Planet Marathi OTT said, "Filmfare Awards is one of the most reputed recognition for cinematic work in our country with millions of ardent fans. These awards felicitate outstanding performers and are also a source of inspiration for aspiring talents to push boundaries and take home the coveted Black Lady. Planet Marathi OTT has always been the pioneer in promoting and encouraging the Marathi industry through our wide offerings and we are elated to collaborate with Filmfare yet again which celebrates the industry through this recognition. We are extremely happy and proud to have partnered with them for the 7th Edition of Filmfare Awards Marathi 2022. We look forward to our association making it a grand success once again. Planet Marathi aims to tale Marathi Cinema across the globe and what better than Filmfare can play a catalyst for us.”
Talented Actor Sonalee Kulkarni, said, I am thrilled to have the honour and opportunity once again to be part of such a popular and grand ceremony where we celebrate the artistic brilliance of talents across Marathi Cinema. Filmfare has been the cornerstone of Indian cinema and has been a source of motivation for artistes to put their best foot forward to achieve their dreams of holding the coveted Black Lady.”
For more than 60 years, Filmfare has been the ultimate destination for die-hard Bollywood fans. The brand has extended its rich legacy into multiple formats, avenues, and experiences, keeping film-buffs up-to-date with exclusive interviews, classy photo shoots, insider stories, sneak peeks, fashion coverage, movie reviews, and special features. Filmfare captures Bollywood's biggest stars at their colorful, candid, beautiful, quirky, and even spoiled best. Its flagship property, the Filmfare Awards, is a benchmark of merit in the Indian cinema industry, recognizing the best talent since its inception in 1953. Additionally, Filmfare has successfully extended its prestigious ceremony to regional editions for Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam cinema. In 2020, Filmfare ventured into the Indian OTT entertainment space, making the iconic "Black Lady" the most sought-after symbol of recognition across the entertainment industry in India.