National award winning film ‘Mithila Makhan’ will be released on the occasion of ‘Chhath’ this year .The information was disclosed by Nitin Chandra , the director of this film.
Apart from India , the film will also be released in Nepal , keeping in view of the population of a large number of Maithili speaking community.The film will be released with sub titles for a larger number of audience to understand and enjoy the movie.
Trade Analysts and distributors predict that the film may break all records in terms of box office collections especially in the ‘Mithila region’. Film Critics have marked this film as the revival of ‘Maithili’ film industry , which at present , is almost non-existent.
‘We are eagerly expecting this movie to be released in the theatres’, said a group of students in LN Mithila University when MithilaConnect sought their reaction.
Mithila Makhan has been constantly in the news since the first time its teaser was released in the early part of this year.The film got more eyeballs and adulations from all over India when it received ‘National Film Award’ for best film in Maithili language .In the 50 years of Maithili Cinema no film has ever received this higly prestigeous award.The awards announcement became historical moment for Maithil cinema.The film has been extensively shot in USA , Canada, India and Nepal.
Kanyadan was the first Maithili film released in 1965 directed by Phani Majumdar.