Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Sameer Vidwans|
|Produced by||Sanjay Chhabria |
|Written by||Kshitij Patwardhan|
|Music by||Rishikesh, Saurabh & Jasraj|
|Cinematography||Sudhakar yankati Reddy|
|Distributed by||Eros International|
YZ is a 2016 Indian Marathi language Coming of an age comedy, Drama, Romance film, directed by Sameer Vidwans and produced by Sanjay Chhabria and Anish Joag under the Everest Entertainment and Pratisaad Productions banner respectively. The film was released on 12 August 2016.
Gajanan Kulkarni (Sagar Deshmukh) a 33-year old history professor from Wai, Maharashtra who is still a virgin and very shy in talking with girls who is due to get married, eventually ends up in Pune for a temporary lecturer in University, Where he befriends 18-Year old student nicknamed Battees (Akshay Tanksale) who is very famous in college for his confident attitude. He opens him up to a new world around him. While staying with his aunt in Pune, She arranges a marriage proposal for him with a girl Parnarekha (Sai Tamhankar), Both get involved into each other but soon Gajanan realizes that she is not of his type as she is very devotional and more boring than him. They both breakup. Meanwhile, he meets Antara (Parna Pethe) who is a best friend of Gaja's cousin sister Aarti. Antara requests Gaja to teach him Sanskrit Language as per her college syllabus. Antara falls for Gajas innocence and proposes him, Awestruck Gaja doesn't know what to do as he has never experienced such feelings for him before from anyone else. Still confused about Antara, he tries to sort this out. Meanwhile, while visiting Battees place he meets his childhood friend and love Sayali (Mukta Barve) who is a single mother and is currently with one of her friend after divorce. Gaja confesses about his feeling which he had/has for her. Sayali now confused doesn't know what to do. Sayali gives him an old box containing a bucket list of things which Gaja had written when he was a child, realizing that he has done nothing till date from the list. Parnarekha who has now changed after guidance by Battees, meets Gaja at his college on his last day. Gaja arranges Sayali's marriage with her friend, tells Parnarekha that he needs to leave. He tells Antara that she is very important to him but he cannot go ahead with their relationship. Now a changed man Gajanan sits in the cab for airport concluding that he is going to finish his bucket list.
- Sagar Deshmukh as Gajanan Kulkarni
- Akshay Tanksale as Shyamsundar "Battees" Paarijaatak
- Mukta Barve as Sayali
- Parna Pethe as Antara
- Sai Tamhankar as Parnarekha
- Kaumudi Walokar as Arati
- "Looking ahead 2016: Feast for the eyes - Pune Mirror -".
- "अजब नावांची गजब गोष्ट - Maharashtra Times".
- "बिनधास्त सांगा मी YZ आहे!". 21 March 2016.
- "VIDEO: 'वाय झेड'ची ओळखपरेड". 12 April 2016.