The Disciple now has a launch date — it is out April 30 on Netflix globally. On Tuesday, Netflix unveiled a trailer for The Disciple that exposed that Chaitanya Tamhane’s Venice Film Festival-winning film can be out there Friday, April 30 on its platform in India and around the globe. Executive produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, The Disciple is the journey of Sharad Nerulkar (Aditya Modak), who diligently follows the traditions and self-discipline of the previous masters — his guru and his father — and devoted his life to changing into an Indian classical music vocalist. However, because the years go by, Sharad begins to wonder if it is actually potential to attain the excellence he is striving for. This is a journey of devotion, ardour, and looking for absolutely the, in up to date Mumbai.
“The Disciple is a true labour of love and a story very close to my heart,” Tamhane stated in a ready assertion. “It is the journey of a Hindustani classical vocalist’s struggles, dreams, and artistic journey in contemporary Mumbai. We were blessed to have an extraordinary talent like Aditya Modak portray the protagonist, Sharad Nerulkar, through whose eyes we immerse ourselves in the fascinating world of Indian classical music. I am beyond happy that the film has found its home on Netflix, as there could not have been a better platform for this truly Indian story to reach a global audience.”
“I’m incredibly excited to share the film with the world, we have waited a long time to do so,” The Disciple producer Vivek Gomber — he additionally produced and starred in Tamhane’s Court and is understood for his roles in Sir and A Suitable Boy — added. “I am thrilled and grateful to have Netflix as our streaming partner. With their global appeal and reach, I have no doubt the film will find a discerning audience worldwide. I sincerely believe this is a universal story and will speak to all of us with dreams and aspirations.”
In addition to Modak, The Disciple stars Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat, and Kiran Yadnyopavit. Tamhane wrote and directed the Marathi-language film. The Disciple is a manufacturing of Gomber’s Zoo Entertainment. At the 2020 Venice International Film Festival, The Disciple additionally gained the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize. And on the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, The Disciple was awarded the Amplify Voices Award. The Disciple is nominated for Best International Feature on the 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, slated to happen April 22.
The Disciple is out April 30 on Netflix worldwide. Netflix had acquired the film again in January.
The Disciple poster
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