Synopsis: ‘Naal’ is the story of Chaitanya, an eight-year-old mischievous boy. Living in a remote village in Maharashtra, along the banks of a river, he is fathered by a small-time landlord and pampered by a loving and caring mother. Naal unravels Chaitanya's emotional world and follows him on an unexpected journey of experiencing motherly love.
Cast: Nagraj Manjule, Devika Daftardar, Shrinivas Pokale
Production: Aatpat & Mrudgandha Films
Screenplay: Sudhakar Reddy Yakkanti
Cinematography: Sudhakar Reddy Yakkanti
Editing: Sanchari Das Mollick
Sound: Anthony Ruben
Producer: Nagraj Popatrao Manjule, Sudhakar Reddy Yakkanti, Viraj Londhe, Nikhil Varadkar, Nitin Prakash Vaidya, Prashant Madhusudan Pethe
Background Score: Advait Nemlekar
Costume Design: Sachin Lovalekar
Director Bio: Naal marks the feature filmmaking debut of Yakkanti, who has worked as a cinematographer in Telugu, Marathi and Hindi films, including ‘Mirch’ (2010), ‘Deool’ (2011), ‘Nautanki Saala!’ (2013), ‘Highway: Ek Selfie’, ‘Aarpar’ (2015), ‘Sairat’ (2016), Patil (2018) and ‘Veere Di Wedding’ (2018).
Age Limit: U
Art Direction: Satish Potdar, Prashant Deshmane
Make Up: Sameer Kadam