Moving Pictures, a film production division of Select Media Holdings LLP, hosted veteran actor, director, singer and producer Sachin Pilgaonkar’s 60th birthday on August 17, 2017 with much fanfare at a grand event held in a five star hotel Mumbai.
The special occasion was also marked by the official announcement of Sachin Pilgaonkar’s next directorial venture, a youthful love story, to be produced by his wife Supriya Pilgaonkar, Joe Rajan and Vajir Singh.
It is after four-long-years that Sachin will return to direction. The film will feature, Sachin’s dear friend and late co-star Laxmikant Berde’s son – Abhinav Berde, who will be seen for the first time in a full- fledge role of a hero. The leading lady of the film is yet to be finalized. With this film Sachin adds another feather to his multifaceted cap as he will also score the music for the film.
The event was graced by the who’s who of the Marathi and Hindi film fraternity, who came in to wish the actor-director for his birthday and also raise a toast for his new venture. Eminent personalities like Chief Minister Devendra Phadnavis Sachin Tendulkar, Raj Thackeray and Bhushan Kumar along with personalities such as Jaya Bachchan, Abbas Mastaan, Bappi Lahiri, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Shankar Mahadevan, Shaan, Ali Asghar, Sumeet Raghavan, Rajkumar Barjatya, Johnny Lever, etc who too joined the celebrations and extended their best wishes to Pilgaonkar and the team. Musician Bappi Lahiri sang and wished Sachin as he cut the cake on stage around his family and close friends. Personalities like Raj Thackrey and Sachin Tendulkar said a few kinds words and gave a tribute to Sachin turning 60.