Taptapadi (2014)

 ●  Marathi ● 2 hrs 6 mins

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This extraordinary period drama brings to life Maharashtrian family values, culture and traditions of the 1930s and 1940s era with great authenticity, through the trials and tribulations in the lives of an ordinary couple. Meera (Veena Jamkar) is a young village girl from rural Maharashtra, who has been living with her aunt since her mother’s death. She forms a close bond with her cousin, Madhav (Kashyap Parulekar), who later goes on to pursue higher education in Pune. Ultimately, the two fall in love, express their emotions to each other and get married, and shift to Pune to live a better life. However, their happiness is short lived, as Meera suffers a miscarriage. To add to their woes, their world shatters when Meera becomes permanently disabled (following a major illness). Madhav takes the onus of treating her personally, but in vain. That’s when their life changes forever, as Sunanda (Shruti Marathe) enters Madhav’s life.

Cast: Kashyap Parulekar, Shruti Marathe, Veena Jamkar

Crew: Sachin Baliram Nagargoje (Director), Santosh Swarnakar (Director of Photography), Rohit Nagbhide (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 31 Mar 2014 (India)

Marathi Name: तप्तपदी

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Did you know? This evocative drama is based on Rabindranath Tagore's short story Drushtidaan. Read More
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as Madhav Tamhankar
as Sunanda Kamat
as Meera Tamhankar
as Vinayak Ranade
as Pramila Tamhankar
as Child Meera
as Durvatya
as Laxmi Ranade
as Child Vinayak
as itthal Ranade
as Appa Tamhankar
as Child Madhav


Associate Director

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography


Music Director
Background Music


Art Director

Costume and Wardrobe


Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Music Label: White Paper Communications
Music Director: Rohit Nagbhide
Music Director: Rohit Nagbhide
Music Director: Rohit Nagbhide
Music Director: Rohit Nagbhide
This evocative drama is based on Rabindranath Tagore's short story Drushtidaan.