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Maherchi Saadi

2h 21m

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Maherchi Saadi is a 1991 Marathi family film starring Alka Kubal, Ramesh Bhatkar and Vijay Chavan. Yeshwant is a mill worker who loses his wife during childbirth. He begins to hate his newborn – Laxmi and begins to believe that she brings him bad luck. Laxmi gets married and eventually faces atrocities from her new family. Will Yeshwant realise his mistake?

Details about Maherchi Saadi Movie :

Movie Released Date
31 Dec 1990
  • Drama
Audio Languages:
  • Marathi
  • Alka Kubal
  • Ajinkya Deo
  • Vikram Gokhale
  • Ramesh Bhatkar
  • Vijay Kondke

Keypoints about Maherchi Saadi :

1. Total Movie duration: 2h 21m

2. Audio Languages: Marathi

About the Movie Maherchi Saadi: The Story of Misfortune

Maherchi Saadi is a movie that tells the story of Laxmi, whose mother dies while giving birth to her. Laxmi faces a lot of dangers after this grave misfortune. The fact that her father thinks that she is a bad omen and the reason for his wife’s death, adds to Laxmi’s woes.

Maherchi Saadi Movie Release Date on OTT

The drama film Maherchi Saadi was released in theatres on 18th September 1991. It is also streaming on the ZEE5 OTT platform.

Maherchi Saadi Movie Plot

The Marathi movie tells the story of Laxmi who is denied by her father who believes that Laxmi is a bad omen and was the reason for his wife’s death during child delivery. Yeshwant is a mill worker and is superstitious. So he considers the child unlucky and swears never to see her. His maid, Rukhma takes the baby along with her. After a few days, Yeshwant wins a big lottery but doesn't consider it as luck brought by his daughter.

Years have passed and Laxmi is now a grown-up girl living with Rukhma while Yeshwant has now become a mill owner.  He now has a son named Vicky from his second wife. After Rukhma’s death, Laxmi had to start living with Yeshwant. Eventually, Vicky comes to know the injustice done to Laxmi by her father and both of them form a great bond with each other. On the day of Laxmi's marriage, something bad happened. When she stepped out of the house, Yeshwant's mill caught fire. Now the question remains- Is there any relation between the bad omens and Laxmi? Will Laxmi’s unfortunate troubles ever end?

Maherchi Saadi Movie Cast and Crew

In this movie, the lead roles are played by Alka Kubal as Laxmi, Ajinkyo Deo as Vicky, Ramesh Bhathkar as Laxmi’s Husband, Vijay Chavan as Laxmi's neighbour, and Vikram Gokhale as Yeshwant. This movie is produced and directed by Vijay Kondke, and the film’s soundtrack is composed by Anil Mohile.

Interesting Facts about the Movie Maherchi Saadi

Alka Kubal became a household name in Marathi-speaking areas after the release of the film.

The movie was screened for more than two years at iconic Prabhat Talkies in Pune.

The film was a remake of a Gujarati movie, Mahiyaar Ni Chundadi, released in 1983.

FAQs about the Movie Maherchi Saadi

Q1. How much did the movie Maherchi Saadi collect from the box office?

Ans: The movie collected Rs. 12 crores from the box office which was a huge amount at that time.

Q2. Was Maherchi Saadi remade to Hindi?

Ans: Yes, the film was remade as Saajan Ka Ghar in Hindi in 1994 with a prominent star cast.

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