Road movies like Highway, NH10 and ZNMD are becoming a new successful genre in Hindi films. Marathi industry has also done some great road movies recently. Director Umesh Kulkarni and writer Girish Kulkarni has brought a new venture “Highway- Ek selfie Aarpaar”- a film about Mumbai-Pune Express Highway. The film is produced by Aarbhat Kalakruti and Kharapoos Films.
Recently, a music launch and first look was released in a star-studded event. The eminent film personalities from Hindi and Marathi films were present along with the cast and crew of the film. The music was launched by Ajay-atul and Satish Alekar launched first look of this film. Trailer was launched by Jyoti Subhash, Sanjay Chhabriya and Deepak Rajashyaksha. Music for this film has been given by Amit Trivedi and lyrics are by Vaibhav Joshi.
The film deals with travelers of various socio-economic backgrounds on Mumbai-Pune express highway and hw their problems resurfaces in this journey. Girish and Umesh Kulkarni have earlier given National Award winner Deool and critically acclaimed Vihir. This duo’s films are entertaining yet thought provoking and attempting to hit the message across the audience.
The film has an ensemble cast of Girish Kulkarni, Renuka Shahane, Sunil Barve, Mukta Barve, Huma Quereshi, Tisca Chopra, Satish Alekar, Kishor Kadam, Chhaya Kadam, Nagraj Manjule, Nandkishor Chaughule, Vidyadhar Joshi, Mayur Khandge, Shreekant Yadav, Umesh Jagtap, Shubhan, Shakuntala Nagarakar, Poornanand Vandekar, Nipun Dharmadhikari Devendra Gaikwad, Savita Prabhune, Makrand saptarshi, Dheeresh Joshi, Om Bhootkar, Poorva Pawar, Shivkanta Augrangabadkar, Shashank Shende, Shilpa Anaspure, Jayant Gadekar, Aditya Kulkarni, Urmila Nimbalkar, Bhushan Manjule, Saharsh Shukla and introducing Sameer Bhate and Vrushali Kulkarni.
The film will be releasing on 24 July all over Maharashtra