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Om Puri to play a farmer in his next!

By HT

New Delhi, May 30 -- Om Puri's next film sheds light on farmer suicides in India. Project Marathwada, which will see the veteran actor play a distressed farmer, captures the painful sentiments of povertystricken families of farmers.

The film is being produced by Prakash Patel, Jigna Patel, Jay Prakash Patel and co-produced by Niraj Patel, Parful Patel, Sandip Patil, Sadiva Khan, Bhavin Wadia & Eagle Eye Entertainment.

In the trailer, Tukaram (played by Om Puri) can be seen conducting his son's last rites after he commits suicide. The scenes highlight the grave loss and helplessness of villagers. The story sees a twist after Tukaram decides to end his life after failed attempts of getting help from the corrupt system.

The film also stars Seema Biswas, Govind Namdeo, Dilip Tahil, Farrah Kedar, Caroll, Kunal Seth, Rahul Patel. Written and directed by Bhavin Wadia, with Archit Patel as DOP, and background music by Sanjoy Chowdhary, it is set for release on June 3, 2016 across India.