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| 25 June 2010 (2010-06-25)|Haapus Wikipedia
Haapus is a Marathi movie released on 25 June 2010. The movie has been produced by Sanjay Chhabria along with Abjijeet Satam who has also directed it. The movie tells us the story of how the family business of Mangoes that fruit once a year can sustain the whole village for an entire year.
Haapus throws light on an important aspect the life of Malwani People. 'Haapus' is a Marathi film based on the farmers who are engaged in the cultivation of Haapus Aamba (Alphonso Mangoes) in Konkan area of Maharashtra, India. Basically it is a story about one family from a village where the young son of an astrologer wants to break the vicious circle of the mango-farmers getting peanuts from a rich business man who earns millions in the market, and to do so he has to contend with his father's immense belief in astrology. It is a light-hearted comedy, which people of all age groups can enjoy.
Anna Gurav is terror personified! In Wanarwadi, in the picturesque Konkan, Anna’s word is the LAW- because of his command over Astrology. But he is loggerheads with Ajit, his only son who has developed a new breed of mangoes - the major bread-earner of this region. The Gurav family also has twin daughters - AMRUTA, the rebellious one and ANKITA, the docile one who is in love with the local rickshaw driver SUBHYA. Enter school teacher DIGAMBER KALE, from Aambejogai Marathwada, who soon becomes an integral part of the Gurav family.
Ajit wants to break the vicious circle of the mango-farmers getting peanuts from the CHAJED who earns millions in the Market. Anna opposes his view of going into the market himself with the mangoes as Anna’s astrology says that this business is not conducive to the Gurav Family.Shivaji Satam as Anna Gurav (Appeared in CID )
Makarand Anaspure as Digambar Kale
Subodh Bhave as Ajit
Madhura Velankar Satam as Ankita and Amruta (Double role)
Pushkar Shrotri as Subhya
Sulabha Deshpande as Grandmother
Swarasha Jadhav as Aanadi
The music for the film is composed by Salil Kulkarni on lyrics by Sandeep Khare.