‘Mee Vasantrao’ Rahul Deshpande
“Mee Vasantrao’’ a biopic from young talented director Nipun Dharmadhikari will soon hit the silver screens in the month of May. Rahul Deshpande (Late Vasantrao Deshpande’s grandson) is playing as Vasantrao in this new biopic. Movie is produced by Belgaum based art lover Darshan Desai of Darshan Productions.
Vasantrao Deshpande, a renowned classical vocalist, is known for his important contribution in musical dramas. He also acted in films which started off as a child artiste in Bhalji Pendharkar’s Kalia Mardan (1935) where he played the role of Krishna.
His most iconic performance was classic musical play Katyar Kaljat Ghusli where he played the role of Khan saheb. Years later, the role was reprised by Sachin Pilgaonkar in its film adaptation Katyar Kaljat Ghusli, which was directed by Subodh Bhave.