Original name: Bhonga
English name: Loudspeaker
Year: 2018
Run time: 95'
Language: Marathi
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: India
Director: Shivaji Lotan Patil
Producer: Shivaji Lotan Patil
Cast: Kapali Kambale, Shiripad Joshi, Deepti Dotare
Screenplay: Shivaji Lotan Patil
Cinematographer: Ramani Ranjan Das
Editor: Nilesh Gawand
Sound Designer: Dinesh Uchil
Music Composer: Vijay Gatalewar
Costume Designer: Abhijit Zadgavkar
Production Designer: Sayaji Lotan Patil
Production Company: Nalinee Production

Selected Filmography

  • Vavatal
  • Dhag
  • Halal

Director’s Biography

Shivaji made his directorial debut with Vavatal in marathi. His films were commercially successful. His next film was Dhag in marathi and third film Halal. Both winning many accolades, and were screened at many film festivals in India,


Is religion Greater than life or life is greater than religion? This is the story of a one Muslim family. Their 9 month old child is suffering from a serious health trouble (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy). Due to family problems, he shifts his family to another house which is located in front of a Mosque. At the daily announcement of Azaan, Child cries every time & unable to sleep well. After lot of circumstances they come to know that child is suffering due to noise of loudspeaker. So Child’s, Father, his brother, respected Villagers request to Mosque’s announcer to call Azaan without loudspeaker or shift loudspeaker to an opposite direction. Mr. Announcer refused to meddle in religious rules. And one day the child dies. Every person from village is shocked. While burying child in the graveyard child, father blames Mr. Announcer and tells him to stay away. Mr. Announcer goes to Mosque, and now calls Azaan without loudspeaker