|Directed by||Shekhar Sartandel|
|Produced by||Dr Monish Babre|
|Written by||Shekhar Sartandel |
|Screenplay by||Shekhar Sartandel |
|Starring||Mangesh Desai |
|Music by||Santosh Mulekar|
Kimaya Motion Pictures
|Distributed by||Raksha Entertainment |
Ekk Albela is a 2016 Indian Marathi language Biopic film, directed by Shekhar Sartandel and produced by Dr Monish Babre under the Kimaya Motion Pictures banner and presented by Manglmurti Films. The movie is biopic on the life of legendary actor Bhagwan Abaji Palav popularly known as Bhagwan Dada  The film released on 24 June 2016 and will be the first ever Marathi film simultaneously released in India and UK. It will also be released globally.
This is also the first Marathi film in the UK to receive a BBFC rating.
The film stars Mangesh Desai in lead role as Bhagwan Dada and Vidya Balan in cameo role as Geeta Bali. The supporting cast features Vidhyadhar Joshi, Prasad Pandit, Swapnil Rajshekhar, Vighnesh Joshi, Shekhar Phadke, Shriram Kolhatkar and Arun Bhadsavle.
The journey of Bhagwan Dada. A common man who rose to the top and became a legend in Indian Cinema.
- Mangesh Desai as Bhagwan Dada
- Vidya Balan as Geeta Bali
- Vidhyadhar Joshi
- Herman Dsouza as Distributor Mr Punjwani
- Vaibhavi Shandilya as Shaheen
- Prasad Pandit
- Swapnil Rajshekhar
- Vighnesh Joshi
- Shahnawaz Pradhan
- Tejaswi Patil
- Shriram Kolhatkar
- Arun Bhadsavle
- Riyaaz Mulani
- Manveer Choudhary as Rafiq
- "Was scared Vidya Balan will overpower Ekk Albela: Mangesh Desai". 30 May 2016.
- "Ekk Albela Song Launch and Press Conference Vidya Balan, Mangesh Desai Marathi Movie". 31 May 2016.
- "Mangesh Desai unfazed with Vidya getting attention for Ekk Albela". 7 June 2016.
- "EKK ALBELA | British Board of Film Classification". www.bbfc.co.uk. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
- "'Vidya told us to promote ekk albela as mangesh's film and not as Vidya Balan's film'".
- "Ekk Albela motion teaser: Vidya Balan as Geeta Bali stands out in Shola Jo Bhadke number!". 7 June 2016.