Shreyas Talpade will play a superhero in a Marathi film. The film will be produced by DAR Motion Pictures, IME Motion Pictures (Suhrud Godbole) and Blue Drop Films (Nikhil Mahajan) who have joined hands at the NFDC Film Bazaar 2013 for an action-adventure Marathi film titled Baji. Essaying the title role of the film is this will be Talpade’s grand comeback into the Marathi industry after almost a gap of seven years. It will be Marathi’s first bonafide superhero film with the hero named – Baji.
Mhajan’s first Marathi film Pune 52 (a product of Primexchange 2011) was also jointly produced by IME Motion Pictures. The film was critically acclaimed and went on to receive rave reviews and a successful commercial release not only in Maharashtra, but also pan-India by PVR Director’s Rare.
Baji is Mahajan’s second film and is a homage to the classic Hollywood western genre, and has been conceived as a high-concept film about hidden treasures and mistaken identities.