Mahesh Vaman Manjrekar born on 13 May 1953 is a well known film director, actor, writer and producer. He has directed many hit films like Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh… Family Comes First (2005).
He has won National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films, including some of his own productions. Mahesh Manjarekar earlier had acted in some notable movies which include Kaante, Dabang, Dabangg 2, Wanted, Ready, Musafir and Bajirao Mastani and he also directed some critically acclaimed movies like Vaastav, Astitva, Pitaah and Marathi movie Natsamrat.He played the remarkable role of Shivaji Maharaj in Marathi film Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy.
Currently Mahesh Manjarekar has come up with a new Marathi movie ‘Dhyani Mani’.
‘Dhyani Mani’ is family drama and shows relationship between husband, wife and his son. The film also seems to have some thrilling moments. The film’s starcast includes Mahesh Manjrekar, Ashwini Bhave, Mrunmayee Deshpande and Abhijit Khandkekar and it is directed by Chandrakant Kulkarni and produced by Aniruddha Deshpande & Medha Manjrekar.
Ashwini Bhave is a very well known actress in Marathi films .She has performed as female lead in many movies like Dhadakebaaz, Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi and Kalat Nakalat opposite top Marathi movie stars like Laxmikant Berde, Ashok Saraf, Sachin and Vikram Gokhale. Ashwini is married to software engineer, Kishore Bopardikar and settled in San Francisco. In 2007, she made a come back as a producer and lead actress in a Marathi movie named Kadachit. This movie was played in Maharashtra. Kadachit was also shown in United States Of America.
On the occasion of Trailer launch Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan took twitter to wish Mahesh Manjarekar.
Salman Khan congratulated Mahesh Manjrekar for Dyanimani. Also Amitabh Bachchan said “Mahesh Manjhrekar ki nayi film… Marathi… DHYANIMANI… He is always discovering fresh and new ideas… best of luck Mahesh”.
‘Dyanimani’ is all set to be release on February 10, 2017.