Original Title : Mantr
Language : Marathi
Country : India
Year : 2017
Runtime : 138 min
Director : Harshawardhan (Devendra Shinde) Venue: Mangla
Screen: Screen 3
Showtime: 15th Jan 2018, 11.15 a.m.
Venue: Carnival Cinema - Mumbai Pune Road
Screen: Screen 3
Showtime: 17th Jan 2018, 3.45 p.m.


A young boy from a family of preachers, who are doing full time ‘preaching’, is not keen to take up the family profession, but due friend’s advice, he accepts preacher’s job in Germany. Here, he meets Antara, an atheist, who hates religious/spiritual leaders for a valid reason. The boy hides his real identity as he starts loving her. She proves him that the God is created to threaten people and preachers do not have anything substantial to sell to their clients. His friends play a role in a story proving how religion is made for politics and his uncle is also a reason for him to believe that the temples are just means of earnings for preachers. His father, a very honest believer, is the only person who can help the boy complete the journey of realization by answering question about God, religion and temples. The explanation of his father is decoded for the boy through the experience created by Antara.

Director’s Biography

Harshawardhan ( Devendra Shinde )