Marathi film Sumi, which bagged the Award for Best Children's Film at the 68th National Film Awards is heading for an OTT release. The poster of the film was unveiled by the makers recently.
Talking about his film, director Amol Vasant Gole said: "The risk we took to tell a brave story has paid off. Every character in the film will leave the audience with a strong message, especially the characters of both the kids who have performed so real by understanding the nerves and emotions."
The film, which stars child actors Akanksha Pingale and Divyesh Indulkar, seasoned actors like Smita Tambe and Nitin Bhajan, follows the inspiring story of the daughter of a stone quarry worker and her pursuit for higher education.
The original story is written by Sanjeev K. Jha, and has been produced by Harshall Vinay Kamat, Swati S. Sharma, Mihir Kumar Sharma and co-produced by Anand Panchal, Jayaditya Giri, Sonali Jayant and Jayant Yewale. Sumi will be available to stream on Planet Marathi from November 14, on the occasion of Children's Day in the country.