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Zapatlela: A Marathi Horror Comedy Classic
Zapatlela is a Marathi horror comedy movie, which was released on 14 April 1993. It was directed by Mahesh Kothare and produced by him under the banner of Kothare Films. The film stars an ensemble cast of Laxmikant Berde, Mahesh Kothare, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Pooja Pawar, Kishori Ambiye, Jairam Kulkarni, Bipin Varti and Raghavendra Kadkol. The film was inspired by the 1988 Hollywood movie Child's Play and features a haunted ventriloquist doll named Tatya Vinchu, who is possessed by the soul of a ruthless criminal. The film was a huge commercial success and became one of the most popular Marathi movies of all time. It was followed by a sequel Zapatlela 2 in 2013.
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The film begins in Mumbai with the powerful criminal Tatya Vinchu (Dilip Prabhavalkar) and his henchman Kubdya Khavis (Bipin Varti) approaching the cave of a wizard named Baba Chamatkar (Raghavendra Kadkol) at night in search for Mrutyunjay Mantra (a voodoo spell that can transfer the chanter's soul into a living or non-living object). Upon being threatened by Tatya Vinchu, Baba Chamatkar fearfully gives him out the mantra. CID Inspector Mahesh Jadhav (Mahesh Kothare) is a respected police officer who is working on his attempts at nabbing Tatya Vinchu. On the same night, Mahesh raids his warehouse and gives chase until Tatya Vinchu and Kubdya Khavis hide in a post office. Mahesh finds them over there and shoots down Tatya Vinchu fatally. Before he dies, Tatya Vinchu transfers his soul into a ventriloquism doll lying nearby. Kubdya Khavis is arrested and Mahesh and the police believe that Tatya Vinchu is dead.
Meanwhile, Mahesh's employer Superintendent Jairam Ghatge (Jairam Kulkarni) gets transferred to the village of Shrirangpur, Maharashtra. His daughter Gauri (Kishori Ambiye) returns to India from the US for pursuing PhD in criminal psychology. Gauri's cousin brother Laxmikant Bolke alias Lakshya (Laxmikant Berde) is a shopkeeper and a talented ventriloquist living with his mother Parubai (Madhu Kambikar) in Shrirangpur. Lakshya's girlfriend is Aavadi (Pooja Pawar) whose father Constable Tukaram (Ravindra Berde) has fixed her marriage when Constable Sakharam (Vijay Chavan) against her wishes. Through the courier, Gauri sends Lakshya a doll as a gift from the US. The doll happens to be the same one in which Tatya Vinchu's soul is trapped.
Lakshya receives the doll and names it Kuttiya Bhai after his pet dog who died recently. He also decides to use it for his ventriloquism act at the local fair. However, he soon realizes that the doll has a mind of its own and can speak and move without his control. The doll reveals itself to be Tatya Vinchu and threatens to kill Lakshya if he does not help him find Baba Chamatkar and get his human body back. Lakshya tries to get rid of the doll but fails every time as it comes back to haunt him. Tatya Vinchu also kills anyone who comes in his way or tries to expose him, such as Parubai, Tukaram, Sakharam and Kubdya Khavis who escapes from jail and comes to Shrirangpur.
Lakshya confides in Gauri about his problem and she believes him after seeing the doll's antics. They also learn from Baba Chamatkar that there is only one way to stop Tatya Vinchu: to destroy his original body before it decomposes completely. They rush to Mumbai with the doll and find out that Tatya Vinchu's body is kept in a morgue at Mahesh's police station. They manage to sneak into the morgue and set the body on fire, but Tatya Vinchu escapes from the doll and enters Mahesh's body. He then attacks Lakshya and Gauri and tries to kill them. However, Mahesh manages to resist Tatya Vinchu's control and shoots himself in the chest, killing Tatya Vinchu along with him. Lakshya and Gauri mourn Mahesh's death and return to Shrirangpur with his ashes. They also bury the doll in a graveyard and hope that it is finally over.
Laxmikant Berde as Laxmikant Bolke alias Lakshya, a shopkeeper and a ventriloquist
Mahesh Kothare as CID Inspector Mahesh Jadhav, a police officer who is after Tatya Vinchu
Dilip Prabhavalkar as Tatya Vinchu, a ruthless criminal who transfers his soul into a doll
Pooja Pawar as Aavadi, Lakshya's girlfriend
Kishori Ambiye as Gauri Ghatge, Mahesh's colleague and Lakshya's cousin sister
Jairam Kulkarni as Superintendent Jairam Ghatge, Mahesh's employer and Gauri's father
Bipin Varti as Kubdya Khavis, Tatya Vinchu's henchman
Raghavendra Kadkol as Baba Chamatkar, a wizard who teaches Tatya Vinchu the Mrutyunjay Mantra
Madhu Kambikar as Parubai Bolke, Lakshya's mother
Ravindra Berde as Constable Tukaram, Aavadi's father
Vijay Chavan as Constable Sakharam, Tukaram's friend and Aavadi's unwanted suitor
Zapatlela was a blockbuster at the box office and became one of the highest-grossing Marathi films of all time. It was praised for its horror comedy genre, which was rare in Marathi cinema at that time. It was also appreciated for its technical aspects, such as the cinematography by Suryakant Lavande, the editing by Vishwas Anil, the music by Anil Mohile and the special effects by Ramdas Padhye. The film won several awards, including the Maharashtra State Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues, Best Director, Best Actor (Laxmikant Berde), Best Supporting Actor (Dilip Prabhavalkar) and Best Sound Recording. The film also received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. It is considered to be one of the best Marathi films ever made and a cult classic in Marathi cinema.
In 2013, Mahesh Kothare directed and produced a sequel to Zapatlela titled Zapatlela 2. The sequel was made in 3D and featured Adinath Kothare (Mahesh Kothare's son) as Lakshya's son Aditya Bolke, Sonalee Kulkarni as his love interest Megha, Sai Tamhankar as Gauri's daughter Khushi and Makarand Anaspure as Kubdya Khavis' brother Chintamani Khavis. Dilip Prabhavalkar reprised his role as Tatya Vinchu, who returns after 20 years to take revenge on Lakshya and his family. The sequel was also a commercial success and received positive reviews from critics.