Timepass (film)

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Timepass
Timepass (film).jpg
Theatrical poster for Timepass
Directed by Ravi Jadhav
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story by Ravi Jadhav
Based on Knocked Up by Shaiju Mathew
Starring
Music by Mayank-Kaustubh
Cinematography Vasudeo Rane
Edited by Jayant Jathar, Nitesh Rathod
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • 3 January 2014 (2014-01-03)
Running time
2 hr 23 Min(143 minutes)
Country India
Language Marathi
Budget 2 crore (US$280,000)[1]
Box office 33 crore (US$4.6 million)[2][3][4]

Timepass is a 2014 Indian Marathi language film. It is a story about teenage love set up in '90s between Dagadu (Prathamesh Parab) and Prajakta (Ketaki Mategaonkar), also starring Bhalchandra Kadam and Vaibhav Mangle. It is directed by Ravi Jadhav who has provided prior hits like Balak-Palak, Balgandharva, Natarang.

The movie was the highest grosser of Marathi cinema until its box office record was broken by Ritesh Deshmukh's Lai Bhaari.

Its sequel Timepass 2 was released on 1 May 2015. This film was later remade in Telugu as Andhra Pori.

Cast[edit]

Plot[edit]

Everybody from school criticizes Dagdu for his behavior. On the result day, one student insulted Dagdu about his failure. Dagdu punished him by making him kombada. Someone tells Dagdu that Shantaram, his father, is looking for him. He goes home with band happily. His father beats him up for failing in all subjects and throws him out of the house. His friends console him and advises him to have an affair so that love will blossom in his life. He decides to distribute the newspapers, where he meets Madhav Lele. In college campus he meets Prajakta Lele, the daughter of Madhav Lele and takes a vow to have an affair with her. Dagdu follows Prajakta and they start loving each other. Soon Madhav Lele finds out about the affair and separates them.

Soundtrack[edit]

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1 Phulpakharu Swapnil Bandodkar 4:34
2 Mala Ved Laagale Swapnil Bandodkar Ketaki Mategaonkar 4:20
3 Hi Poli Saajuk Tupatali Reshma Sonawane 4:47
4 Prem Ki Yaatana Chinar Kharkar 5:00
5 Daatale Reshami Mahalaxmi Iyer Chinar Kharkar 5:21

Reception[edit]

  • The film has received highly positive reviews. Timepass is a huge financial success and a milestone in Marathi film industry and an all-time blockbuster.
  • Aparna Phadke of The Times of India praised the performances of the lead actors and commented that the film is "worth a watch",[5] and Shakti Salgaokar of Daily News and Analysis called the picture "an entertaining experience"; both reviewers awarded the film 4/5.[6]

Box office[edit]

Timepass opened to thunderous response at Box Office in Maharashtra. It collected 10 crore (US$1.4 million) in first five days of its release. In two weeks it surpassed the collections of Duniyadari and became highest-grossing movie in Marathi unless its record was broken by Lai Bhaari. It ended up collecting 33 crore (US$4.6 million) at the box office in Maharashtra.[7][8][9]

See also[edit]

Highest grossing Marathi films

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superhero film Baji marks a new direction for Marathi cinema and Shreyas Talpade". Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "After Duniyadari, will Lai Bhaari break Timepass' record?". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Monetary boost giving Marathi cinema a new lease of life?". mid-day. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Commercial entertainers make in entry in Marathi films". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Phadke, Aparna (3 January 2014). "Time Pass (Review)". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Salgaokar, Shakti (8 January 2014). "Review: Marathi film Time Pass is worth your time". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "After Duniyadari, will Lai Bhaari break Timepass' record?". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  8. ^ "Monetary boost giving Marathi cinema a new lease of life?". mid-day. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  9. ^ "Commercial entertainers make in entry in Marathi films". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 

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