Pune | 25.01.2020 | 07:00 pm ~ 09:30 pm

Film Screening: 22 June 1897

In Partnership With

Waari Book Cafe

Led By

Shreeamey Ashok Phadnis
Nachiket Patwardhan
Anil Zankar

Meeting Time

06:45 PM

Meeting point

Waari Book Cafe

About the Talk

22 June 1897 is a 1979 Marathi film co-written by Shankar Nag, Nachiket Patwardhan and directed by the team of Jayoo and Nachiket Patwardhan. It is based on the true story of the assassination of British Government officers Walter Charles Rand, ICS and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst by the Chapekar brothers. The title of the film is the date of the assassination - 22 June 1897. The film has been included in the book One Hundred Indian Feature Films: An Annotated Filmography and has won several awards till date. Most of the performers in the film then belonged to Theatre Academy, Pune.

Join us for a screening of the critically acclaimed Marathi film ‘22 June 1897’, and revisit Pune’s history with a conversation between the Director Nachiket Patwardhan and filmmaker, author and academician Anil Zankar.


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