Mumbai: Narayan Rane’s son and Swabhiman outfit’s leader Nitesh Rane has called prominent Marathi actor Atul Kulkarni as ‘Gaddar’ (traitor). Reportedly, Atul Kulkarni denied working in Nitesh Rane produced play ‘Zalach Pahije’ and that is why the actor is facing the rage of the Minister’s son.
Nitesh Rane targeted Atul Kulkarni via micro blogging site Twitter. In his tweet Rane has said that, “Actor atul kulkarni who hails from our very own belgaum refused 2 b a part of ‘zahlach pahije’! Ashamed 2 cal him a Maharashtrian..”
He further tweeted, “His latest movie ‘premachi gosht’a shud b renamed as ‘Gaddar’ (traitor) chi goshta’ starring Atul Kulkarni!”
According to the reports, Rane’s play is based on the Belgaum border dispute. Rane wanted to rope Kulkarni as the main lead but Kulkarni denied it.
According to Rane, the demand of combined Maharashtra including Belgaum, Karwar and Nipani is since the incorporation of the Maharashtra state. The play is also based on the same. But after Atul Kulkarni denied playing the main lead, another prominent Marathi actor Subodh Bhave will play the main lead. Famous music composers Ajay-Atul are composing music for this play. Pradeep Rane has written this play and Vijay Kenkre is directing this play.
This play’s first show was scheduled on May 1, which is the Maharashtra Day and held in Shanmukhanand Hall in Matunga. This hall will be hosting the art form of play for the first time.