Sandeep Malani’s Hindi Feature Film MAA – Yeh CineMAA Hai
India’s First Feature Film – entirely shot on iPhone
MAA: Yeh Cine-Maa Hai, will be the first ever full-fledged feature film that will be remembered down the years, to have been made entirely on an iPhone camera. This in fact, will be the first film in India. This unique concept of the feature film is been cinematographed (camera) and directed by award winning actor/director Sandeep Malani.
The film is about mother sentiment has 100 plus characters from all over playing important roles in the family entertainment series. Shot in Mangalore, Bangalore and Mumbai, this feature film has characters from the film industry, TV industry, fashion, models, software engineers, friends, fans, newcomers and family members.
The film has 12 tracks comprising of love songs, romantic songs, birthday songs, party songs, club song, fun song, flamenco, classical, Xmas party, celebration etc. composed by Karthik Venkatesh, Ameya Nayak, Ishaan Arora, Prajoth Dsa and Nithin Acharya. Edited by Santosh Chawla. The other technical team includes Vignesh Sasi (Studio Agency), Srinivas Srikanth (Daijiworld), Jayant Aryan (Aryan Studios), Puneet being handling the post production departments in sound and dubbing.Jointly produced by Ranjeet Jha, Edward Dsouza, Santosh Chawla and Sundeep Malani, the film is made under the banner of Malani Talkies, RKJ Productions and The Studio Agency.
The principal cast includes Meena Malani (playing the title role), Deepali Khambadkone, Sarojini Shetty, Sanjukta Ghosh, Shubha Raksha, Reshma Malani, Anitha Dulam, Sharanya Kaur, Shona Chabbra, Varsha Acharya, Jyothi Harindranth, Ranjeet Jha, Bharath Laksmikanth, Mahendra Pandey, Vishal Digani, Akash Hora, Mahesh Dulam, Silver Malani, Dilip Malani, Vivek Mishra, Kkewal Vyas, Prayas Singh, Vivek Punjabi, Anant Joshi, Thirumalesh, Valerian Menezes, Ashwin Saraf and many others.
The ones behind the camera include popular Kannada actress Jayalakshmi and playback singer Deepa Narayan who have rendered their voice for characters in the film.
The film is been conceptualized with screenplay, dialogues, camera and direction by Sandeep
The film will be released worldwide on January 21st Friday on Sandstone Pro OTT platform.
About Director Sandeep Malani:
Sandeep Malani has directed 10 films till date of which 3 are in Hindi and the rest in Kannada. The Hindi films are horror thriller Woh 5 Din, musical mystical film Janleva 555, and a film on complex relationships of two friends titled Shaayad. The Kannada films include award winning Jo Jo Laali, Sulige Sikkidaaga, Miss California, SMS 6260.
His latest bilingual film Rang Bhare Baadal Se (Hindi) and Heegeke Nee Doora Hoguve (Kannada) is ready for release. He has acted till date in 105 films in almost all the languages – Hindi, Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Oriya and English.