Ventilator is a 2016 Indian Marathi language comedy-drama film written and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar and produced by Priyanka Chopra under her home production company Purple Pebble Pictures. Led by Ashutosh Gowariker, the film features a huge cast of more than 100 actors. The cast of the film includes:
1.Ashutosh Gowariker as Raja Kamerkar
2.Jitendra Joshi as Prasanna Kamerkar
3.Sulabha Arya as Manda (Prasanna’s Mother)
4.Sukanya Kulkarni- Mone as Sarika (Prasanna’s Sister)
5.Viju Khote as Shirish Appa
11.Usha Nadkarni as Akka
12.Nikhil Ratnaparkhi as Pritam
13.Swati Chitnis as Indu
14.Satish Alekar as Bhau ( Raja’s father)
15.Deepak Shirke as Aatma Dhadke
16.Boman Irani as Dr. Shroff
17.Priyanka Chopra as Herself
The film tells the story of a joint family whose eldest and the most respected person goes into a coma few days before the Ganesh Chaturthi festival .The film had its world premiere at the 18th Mumbai Film Festival on 24 October 2016 and was released on 4 November 2016 in few selected cities across India. Ventilator has received critical acclaim from critics upon its release.The film has collected ₹25 crore (US$3.9 million) in ten days at the box-office and has been declared a commercial success. The film won three awards at the 64th National Film Awards: Best Director for Mapuskar, Best Editing and Best Sound Mixing.
After getting great fame and appreciation from the film, now Priyanka Chopra is back in the town and in full party mood. She is making full use of this time to party with her people! Desi girl Priyanka Chopra finally got to celebrate the National Award win of her home production Ventilator with her mother and the team. She later took to social media to thank her gorgeous and incredible team and her rock partner mother as she wrote, Thank you to my @purplepebblepictures team and everyone who contributed to #ventilator and all my mad endeavours .. The cast ,the crew ,our partners ,the media..Thank you all for coming out so strong tonight. We cried we laughed and just made merry.. my gorgeous and incredible team. Without who nothing would be possible and my formidable mother @madhuchopra you are my rock partner! Here’s to many more by gods grace..
The movie was written and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar and was produced under Priyanka’s production banner Purple Pebble Pictures. On the professional front, PeeCee, who is in India after wrapping up the ‘Quantico’ shoot, will soon begin promotions of her Hollywood debut ‘Baywatch’.