Elizabeth Ekadashi

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Elizabeth Ekadashi
Elizabeth Ekadashi Film Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byParesh Mokashi
Screenplay byParesh Mokashi
Story byMadhugandha Kulkarni
Produced byNittin Keni
Nikhil Sane
Madhugandha Kulkarni[1]
StarringShrirang Mahajan
Sayali Bhandarkavathekar
Pushkar Lonarkar
Nandita Dhuri
Vanmala Kinikar
CinematographyAmol Gole
Edited byAbhijeet Deshpande
Music byAnand Modak
Essel Vision
Mayasabha productions[1]
Distributed byEssel Vision
Release date
  • 14 November 2014 (2014-11-14)
Running time
90 minutes
Budget1.5 crore (US$190,000)
Box office7 crore (US$880,000)[2]

Elizabeth Ekadashi is a 2014 Marathi movie directed by Paresh Mokashi.[1][3] and written by Madhugandha Kulkarni. The movie, which tells the tale of a child and his set of friends living in Pandharpur,[4] has been selected as the opening film of the Indian Panorama section at the International Film Festival of India, 2014.[5] The film had national release on 14 November 2014.[6]


Dnyanesh and Mukta are siblings who with their mother and grandmother live in the pilgrim town of Pandharpur, Maharashtra. The title's eponymous 'Elizabeth' is a bicycle that is gifted to the talented Dnyanesh by his father after whose death Dnyanesh takes to supporting his mother. Dnyanesh asks his mother that can he set up a shop to overcome their financial needs but his mother urges him to concentrate on studies rather than business. The family lives in straitened financial conditions and on the eve of Ashadhi, financial necessity forces Dnyanesh's mother to sell Elizabeth to a pawn-shark. Dnyanesh and his group of friends must now find a way to recover Elizabeth which forms the rest of the movie.[7][8]



One song in the film- "Dagad Dagad" was composed by the legendary music Director Anand Modak[1] & was sung by Sharayu Date.


Released on Children's day, 2014, Elizabeth Ekadashi was well received by the audience across Maharashtra.[9] The film did a business of ₹ 2.56 crores in just three days.[citation needed]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Elizabeth Ekadashi". Times of India. 13 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Here's why Marathi cinema is doing better than Bollywood". 3 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Harishchandrachi Factory director announces his next". The Times of India. 6 October 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Harishchandrachi... director's next, the opening film at IFFI 2014". The Times of India. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Films in Indian Panorama for this year's IFFI announced". The Economic Times. PTI. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Elizabeth Ekadashi is a Treat for Children". Times of India. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Elizabeth Ekadashi is a treat for children". Times of India. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  8. ^ "Film Reviews: A film for the occasion". Pune Mirror. 14 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  9. ^ "Elizabeth Ekadashi works its magic with the box office and critics..." DNA. 16 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  10. ^ "62nd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.

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