At the annual memorial ceremony of its founder, Maitreya Group announced its feature film production division, Maitreya Mass Media. Its flagship project TAPAL which is based on the postal system in India, will be the first film to be released under the banner of Maitreya Group.
Well known cinematographer Laxman Utekar is directing this film while the story has been penned by Mangesh Hadawale of award winning Marathi film TINGYA fame. Milind Gunaji will play one of the important characters in this film. Well known Marathi actor Rahul Solapur hosted this event.
At the event, social activist Dr. Avinash Saoji was felicitated with ‘Maitreya Samajik Kritadnyata’ award by spiritual Guru Bhayyuji Maharaj. Social worker Dr. Baba Adhav and Medha Patkar have previously been felicitated with this award.
The evening also saw the launch of Kshitij Jase Disate, a book authored by well known music composer Kaushal Inamdar.
The program was organized by the CSR arm of Maitreya Group, Maitreya Foundation. The Maitreya Foundation has adopted Gundale, a village near Boisar and Kaman near Vasai in Thane district for the upliftment of the populace in these villages. The Foundation also works in the field of education and health, art, knowledge and overall development.
Speaking at this event, Ms. Varsha Satpalkar, CMD, Maitreya Group said, “Every year on this day, we remember the fond memories of Mr. Satpalkar & his vision for the upliftment of the people of Maharashtra. Hence we are glad to launch our film production division on this day as cinema is most widely known as the fastest carrier for socially relevant messages.
Today we are also felicitating Dr. Avinash Saoji for the exemplary work he has done in the field of rural healthcare. Maitreya Prakashan’s recent title Kshitij Jase Disate is also being launched today. The book has been authored by musician Kaushal Inamdar.”