It was challenging to play the role of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Farzand: Chinmay Mandlekar


Amar Ashok Jajoo | May 26, 2018 16:53

In an interview with Nation Next, actor Chinmay Mandlekar speaks about his role as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the upcoming Marathi film Farzand, his future projects and more!
Chinmay Mandlekar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Marathi film Farzand. (Photo Source: Screengrab/YouTube)

An alumni of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD), Chinmay Mandlekar is well-known actor in the Marathi film and television industry. Apart from acting in various Marathi films and TV shows, Mandlekar has has also written and directed several plays. While the actors has been a part of popular Marathi films like Morya (2011), Zenda (2009), etc., he has also played supporting roles in Hindi films like Shanghai (2012) and Tere Bin Laden (2010).

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Mandlekar will be next seen in the Marathi film Farzand (to be released on June 1, 2018), wherein he will be playing the iconic role of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. If you seen the trailer of the film, Mandlekar has nailed the look of Shivaji Maharaj. But is that enough? As per Mandlekar, it is certainly not! Ahead of the release of Farzand, Nation Next caught up with Chinmay Mandlekar for a short chat. During the interview, Mandlekar speaks about his role in Farzand, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his upcoming projects.

Here’s the complete interview: