"I love Marathi cinema. This cinema can touch great heights," said Salman.
Exactly 75 years ago on this day, Indian cinema had its watershed moment with release of the Marathi movie Manoos (man) that, perhaps for the first time, made a bold attempt to explore realities of the life of a sex worker.
Shraddha Kapoor, who is half Maharashtrian and half Punjabi, hopes Marathi cinema gets more power with more films like Lai Bhaari.
Actor-producer Ajay Devgn will present a Marathi period drama Vitti Dandu which will mark his foray into regional cinema.
Marathi veteran actress-director Smita Talwalkar died of cancer yesterday night in Mumbai.
After Farah Khan, Chennai Express director Rohit Shetty is the latest Bollywood director to shoot a cameo for actor Shreyas Talpade's Marathi production Poshter Boyz. Shreyas says that they're his "true friends".
Director Hansal Mehta's Shahid, which won the National Award for the best film for the year 2013, was replaced by Marathi feature film Astu as the opening film at the 61st National Film Festival, 2014.
Salman Khan plays a cameo in the forthcoming Marathi movie Lai Bhaari and Riteish Deshmukh, co-producer of the film, has thanked the superstar for his "gracious offer" to make a special appearance in the film.
Actor Shreyas Talpade, who is all geared up for his Marathi production venture Poshter Boyz, said he is going to fast for two days.
Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh, who believes that Marathi films have worked purely because of their good content, says that he too focuses on this to ensures that "all my films comes with subtitles".
National Award winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says he is game for either directing or producing a Marathi film, provided he gets a good subject.
Salman Khan, who watched actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh's Marathi production Yellow recently, is so touched with the film that he is now keen to remake it in Hindi.