“Firastya” (English meaning: The Peripatetic) is the struggler’s inspirational story inspired by true events in flashback manner depicted in three stages of life i.e. childhood, teenage and adult of the life of a village boy who is born and brought up in under developing family in developing country like India.
The village boy Pandurang (the Main character) is having big dreams but with limited resources and strong willpower, guts, hard work, sacrifice to convert big dreams into reality.
Bapu, an illiterate poor farm laborer, living in the small village of Solapur District eagerly wants to educate his son Pandurang. In the era of literacy of the 21st century, Bapu wants to avoid insult due to illiteracy for his next generation as experienced by him.
Pandurang has accepted this challenge and becomes Peripatetic by starting his journey to achieve his life’s goal at the age of 13 years old from his village to Satara to Pune to Delhi to Mumbai and again to his village. Love at school and college, his will power & efforts to become Class-1 Officer of Government, success, and failure is the core area of this film.
VITTHAL MACHINDRA BHOSALE, Director
VITTHAL MACHINDRA BHOSALE, Writer
DR. SWAPNA VITTHAL BHOSALE, Producer
SAMEER PARANJAPE “PANDURANG (YOUNG)”
HARISH BARASKAR “BAPU”
MAYURI KAPADANE “UJJWALA (YOUNG)”
ANJALI JOGLEKAR “AAI”
ADNESH MUDSHINGKAR “PANDURANG (TEEN AGE)”
SHRAVANI ABHANG “UJJWALA (TEEN AGE)”
SAMARTH JADHAV “PANDURANG (CHILD)”
Director Biography – VITTHAL MACHINDRA BHOSALE
Festival status: Winner, Best Director Feature Film.