The Disciple now has a release date – it hits April 30 on Netflix worldwide. On Tuesday, Netflix unveiled a trailer for The Disciple which revealed that the Venice Film Festival-winning film by Chaitanya Tamhane would be available on Friday, April 30 on its platform in India and around the world. Executive produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, The Disciple is the journey of Sharad Nerulkar (Aditya Modak), who diligently follows the traditions and discipline of the Old Masters – his guru and father – and has dedicated his life to becoming a classic. indian music singer. However, over the years, Sharad begins to question whether it is really possible to achieve the excellence he is aiming for. It is a journey of devotion, passion and search for the absolute, in contemporary Mumbai.
“The disciple is a true labor of love and a story close to my heart,” Tamhane said in a prepared statement. “It is the journey of struggles, dreams and artistic journey of a classical Hindustani singer in contemporary Mumbai. We were fortunate to have extraordinary talent as Aditya Modak portrays the protagonist, Sharad Nerulkar, through whose eyes we immerse ourselves in the fascinating world of Indian classical music. I am very happy that the film has found its place on Netflix, because there could not have been a better platform for this truly Indian story to reach a global audience. “
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“I’m incredibly excited to share the film with the world, we’ve waited a long time to do it,” Disciple producer Vivek Gomber – he also produced and starred in Tamhane’s Court and is known for his roles in Sir and A Adapted. Boy – added. “I am delighted and grateful to have Netflix as my streaming partner. With their appeal and global reach, I have no doubts that the film will find a discerning audience around the world. I sincerely believe that this is a universal story that will speak to all of us with dreams and aspirations. “
In addition to Modak, The Disciple stars Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat, and Kiran Yadnyopavit. Tamhane wrote and directed the film in the Marathi language. The Disciple is a production of Gomber’s Zoo Entertainment. At the 2020 Venice International Film Festival, The Disciple also won the FIPRESCI International Critics’ Award. And at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, The Disciple received the Amplify Voices Award. The Disciple is nominated for Best International Feature at the 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which are scheduled to take place on April 22.
The Disciple releases April 30 on Netflix worldwide. Netflix acquired the film in January.
The disciple’s poster
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