MANDRAJI ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHHATTISGARH

Synopsis of ‘Mandraji Once Upon A Time In Chhattisgarh

Film is the true life story of Dau Dular Singh popularly know as ‘Mandraji’ in the state of Chhattisgarh in central India.

He evolved his own dance drama form NACHA during the British rule in India, which became so popular in 1950's that whenever his stage shows were on, the cinema theatres pulled their shutters down for those days.

Descendant of a wealthy family he invested heavily in the spectacular magic of his stage craft till his riches become rags.

This movie is the celebration of the true maverick, ‘Dau Dular Singh Mandraji’

  • Vivek Mansukh Sarwa
    Director
    Director
  • Vivek Mansukh Sarwa
    Writer
    Film Writer & Screenplay
  • Kishor Mansukh Sarwa
    Producer
    Producer
  • Karan Karan Khan
    Key Cast
    "Mandraji "
    Dau Mandraji
  • Jyoti Gopi Patel
    Key Cast
    "Ramhin"
    Mandraji Wife
  • Hemlal Kaushal Kaushal
    Key Cast
    "Lalluram Sahu"
    Mandraji Partner
  • Amar Singh Lahre
    Key Cast
    "Ramdhin"
    Mandraji Father
  • Lata Rishi Chandrakar
    Key Cast
    "Mandraji Mother"
  • Naresh Yadav Yadav
    Key Cast
    "Madan Nishad"
    Mandraji Partner
  • Vedprakash Chandel Chandel
    Key Cast
    "Agnuram"
    Mandraji Partner
  • Rajesh Rajesh Waghmare
    Key Cast
    "Ramgulal"
    Mandraji Partner
  • Raju Raju Sharma
    Key Cast
    "British Police"
    British Ofiicer
  • Nagesh Mansukh Sarwa
    Cinematographer
    Cinematographer
  • Ramakant Mansukh Sarwa
    Cinematographer
    Cinematographer
  • Tulendra Patel Patel
    Editor
    Film Editor
  • Manish Navaldas Manikpuri
    Editor
    2nd Editor & Trailer Editor
  • Govind Dhanesh Sao
    Music
    Music Director
  • Khuman Lal Sao
    Story
    Story
  • Vivek Mansukh Sarwa
    Story
    Story Development
  • Naveen Deshmukh Deshmukh
    Diolauge
    Diolauge Writer
  • Vilas Raut Raut
    Make up
    Make Up Artist
  • Rajju Sarkar Sarkar
    Costume
    Costume Director
  • Ajju Gayakwad Gayakwad
    Art Director
    Art Director
  • Prafull Prafull Behra
    Background Music
    Background Music Score
  • Prabodh Ranjan Sahoo
    Sound Design
    Sound Designer
  • Kartik Bholaram Sahu
    Music Recordist
    Music Recordist
  • Praveer Das Das
    VFX Work
    Matreel VFX Work
  • Vilas Raut Raut
    Choreography
    Choreographer
  • Laxman Laxman Masturiya
    Lyrics
    Lyrics
  • Aatma Ram Kosha
    Lyrics
    Lyrics
  • Sanjay Sanjay Batra
    Voice Narreting
    Narreting
  • Mahdev Hirwani Hirwani
    Singers
    01 Male Singer
  • Prabhu Sinha Sinha
    Singers
    02 Male Singer
  • Kavita Vivek Wasnik
    Singers
    Female Singer
  • Vishnu Mandal Mandal
    Poster Designer
    Mandal Graphics
  • Uttam Mandal Mandal
    Poster Designer
    Mandal Graphics
  • Vivek Mansukh Sarwa
    Screenplay
    Screenplay
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Chhattisgarhi - Hindi
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Musical Biographical Drama
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 44 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 23, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    137,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    RED.
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2K
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Not Submitted Any Film Festival
Distribution Information
  • SELF OUR COMPANY
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Vivek Mansukh Sarwa

Vivek Sarwa Most Talented Young Filmmaker of Chhattisgarh.
He Created Chhattisgarh State Of India Historical biography Drama.
Chhattisgarh first biopic film "MANDRAJI ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHHATTISGARH.
This Film Is Vivek Sarwa Debut Film.

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Director Statement

I had cherished dreams for the last 8 years to make this film, it has come true Movie - "MANDRAJI ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHHATTISGARH.
This movie is a historical movie that changed my life.
Me and my team "Sarwa Brothers Films Productions" did this.
Making a film on "Dau Mandraji" is no less than a dream and this film is not made, it is made.