Double Seat

Double Seat is a Marathi movie directed by Sameer Vidwans, director of Time Please. Released on 14 August 2015,[3][4] it starred Ankush Choudhary and Mukta Barve.

Double Seat
Double Seat theatrical poster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySameer Vidwans
Written byKshitij Patwardhan
(Dialogues)
Screenplay byKshitij Patwardhan
Sameer Vidwans
Story byKshitij Patwardhan
Sameer Vidwans
Produced byRanjeet Gugle
StarringAnkush Choudhary
Mukta Barve
CinematographyArjun Sorte
Edited byCharu Shree Roy
Music byJasraj, Saurabh, Hrishikesh
Production
companies
Essel Vision Productions
Pratisaad Production
A Huge Production
Distributed byEssel Vision Productions
Release date
  • 14 August 2015 (2015-08-14) (Theatrical)
Running time
2 hrs 18 mins
CountryIndia
LanguageMarathi
Box officeest.200 million (US$2.8 million)[1][2]

Double Seat has received positive reviews with critics who are praising the performances of Ankush Choudhary and Mukta Barve.[5]

SynopsisEdit

Double Seat portrays the struggles of a recently married couple seeking to move out of their family home and buy an apartment. Born and raised in Metropolitan Mumbai, Amit works in the packing industry with his approach to life reinforced by his father, a horse trainer.[6] Amit's wife, Manjiri, a native of the village of Roha, with a remarkable zest for life, is optimistic about working as an LIC agent[1] despite the difficulties of adjusting to city life.

CastEdit

ReleaseEdit

The movie was released in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Delhi on 14 August 2015 with 3,000 shows daily with English subtitles. Essel Vision distributed the film.[1]

The movie had its world television premiere on Zee Marathi 8 November 2015, for which the actors filmed a special promo shoot.[7]

SoundtrackEdit

Double Seat
Soundtrack album by
Jasraj, Saurabh, Hrishikesh
Released23 July 2015
GenreFilm soundtrack
Length22:59
LabelVideo Palace
Jasraj, Saurabh, Hrishikesh chronology
Online Binline
(2015)
Double Seat
(2015)
Phuntroo
(2016)

Spruha Joshi, Kshitij Patwardhan, and Sameer Vidwans wrote lyrics for the film's soundtrack. Jasraj, Saurabh, and Hrishikesh composed the score.[8]

Track listingEdit

Double Seat
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Mohini"Shreya Ghoshal, Jasraj Joshi4:00
2."Man Phiruni"Abhay Jodhpurkar, Priyanka Barve, Deepika Jog-Datar6:08
3."Kiti Sangaichay Mla"Jasraj Joshi, Anandi Joshi5:26
4."Man Suddha Tuza"Ajay Gogawale , Priyanka Barve, Deepika Jog-Datar3:28
5."Ritya"Hrishikesh Ranade3:57
6."Man Phiruni (Reprise)"Abhay Jodhpurkar, Priyanka Barve4:34
Total length:22:59

ReceptionEdit

Pune Mirror,[9] the Times of India,[10] and the Maharashtra Times[11] gave the film 4-star reviews.

Box OfficeEdit

Double Seat opened on high note collecting more than 5 crore (US$700,000) in first 5 days. The film reportedly grossed around 20 crore (US$2.8 million) in its full run at the box office.[1][2]

AwardsEdit

Double Seat received five awards at the Maharashtracha Favourite Kon 2015 award ceremony. Anandi Joshi and Jasraj Joshi won the Best Singer awards for "Kiti Sangaychay Mla" which also won the award for Best Song. The lead actors, Ankush Choudhary and Mukta Barve, won awards for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively.[12]Double Seat has been officially selected as the best Marathi film album of 2015 by Apple Music.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Marathi Film Double Seat collected Rs 5 crore at box office during 5 Days". divyamarathi.bhaskar.com.
  2. ^ a b "Double Seat trumps Brothers". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Release date of Double Seat is out". The Times of India. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Sai all praise for Ankush and Mukta". The Times of India. 30 June 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  5. ^ Parande, Shweta (30 July 2015). "Double Seat trailer: Ankush Chaudhari and Mukta Barve make a fresh new pair! & Gossip on Popular Trends at". India.com. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Mukta Barve's real life inspiration for Double Seat". The Times of India. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  7. ^ "World Television Premiere of Double Seat". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Listen to full songs – latest Hindi release – Double Seat songs- 2015 – Double Seat 3gp songs". Saavn.com. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Film Reviews: That warm feeling!". Pune Mirror.
  10. ^ "Double Seat Movie Review". The Times of India.
  11. ^ "Double Seat Marathi movie review". Maharashtra Times.
  12. ^ marathisanmaan. "'Double Seat' Rules over Maharashtracha Favorite Kon 2015". Marathi Sanmaan. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  13. ^ "Apple Music's Best of 2015 List Includes Dilwale and O Kadhal Kanmani". gadgets.ndtv.com. 12 December 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2016.

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