DIRECTOR – VISHAL GAIKWAD
GENRE – DRAMA ROMANCE
LANGUAGE – MARATHI
CAST AND CREW – JAIRAJ NAIR, VIJAY PATKAR, USHA NAIK, MANOJ JOSHI, NARAYANI SHASTRI, RAJESHWARI SACHDEV, OMKAR GOVARDHAN, VINAY APTE
STARS – ***
Marathi film Runh speaks about the plight of third gender. The story of the film is about a boy from a village who comes to pune city for his studies. He faces many challenges to complete his studies. One day sanjay’s life changes. He met rani then they become friends. Sanjay and rani both are really different characters. Sanjay is innocent boy and rani is very wholehearted. How an eunuch, a community looked down upon in society helps this boy to complete his education and survive in city.
Sanjay played by Omkar Govardhan, the move from a small village to a big city was not a good one. He’s tried, tested and tormented by everyone, right from his teachers to his roommates. The story is simple but based on real life, love and struggle of a common man. For Narayani Shastri, who made her comeback in Marathi film industry after 10 years, it was a very bold move to take up such a challenging role. she did justice to the character. Talking about doing justice to the character, a special mention should definitely go out to Manoj Joshi. he delivered a performance with finesse. Overall, the film was a amusement to watch, and will definitely leave you thinking about the ways and wonders of our society. For such a powerful storyline, the end, however, will upset you a little. But this is a real life incident, the film does justice to the subject.
The films stars Narayani Shastri and manoj joshi who played the character of an eunuch. Om Goverdhan, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Anant Jog, Vijay Patkar are also playing important role in the film
Why should you watch the film?
There are very few movies which represent the real struggles of the third gender. For the film to bring out such a true story amongst the masses is a reason enough to go watch it. This is one of those rare stories with a strong social message.