Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real Hero

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"Prakash Baba Amte"
  • 2014
  • 2 hr 6 min
  • 8.6  (1,271)

Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real Hero is a biopic film from the year 2014. Directed by Samruoddhi Porey, the movie features a star-studded cast including Nana Patekar, Sonali Kulkarni, and Mohan Agashe. The story revolves around the life of Dr. Prakash Baba Amte, a man who dedicated his entire life for the betterment of the tribal community in Maharashtra. The film is set against the backdrop of the remote region in the state, and is inspired by real-life events.

The film begins with a glimpse of Dr. Prakash Baba Amte's life as a young doctor practicing in the city. However, soon it becomes clear that he is not satisfied with his job, and yearns to work for the betterment of the society in some way. Eventually, he decides to abandon his city practice and move with his wife, Mandakini Amte, to a remote location known as Hemalkasa.

Hemalkasa is a tribal region with a significant population of wild animals and even more significant populations of underprivileged tribes. The region has no proper health facilities, electricity, or infrastructure, making it impossible for the tribes to receive any medical aid. Dr. Prakash and his wife see this as an opportunity to serve the community and dedicate their lives to their cause.

The movie captures the essence of the couple's struggle and their journey to establish the Lok Biradari Prakalp (LBP), a project that aimed to uplift the lives of the tribals of the region. The couple not only established a hospital with modern facilities but also established schools, orphanages, and a wildlife sanctuary.

Despite facing several challenges like a lack of electricity, funds, and transportation, Dr. Prakash and Mandakini Amte continue to work tirelessly to serve the community. With their conviction and dedication, they win the hearts of the tribal people, who start seeing them as their protectors.

One of the highlights of the movie is the portrayal of Dr. Prakash Amte by Nana Patekar. The veteran actor perfectly captures the essence of the man who gave up his comfortable life to serve the tribal community. Patekar portrays the character with an intense sincerity, showcasing the depth of Dr. Amte's convictions.

Another noteworthy performance is that of Sonali Kulkarni, who plays Mandakini Amte in the movie. Kulkarni brings out the character's humane and compassionate side effortlessly. Her portrayal of Mandakini Amte is a perfect reflection of a woman who is as committed to the cause as her husband.

The movie also sheds light on other important issues like conservation of wildlife, deforestation, and poaching. Dr. Amte's establishment of a wildlife sanctuary in the region, and his dedication to its conservation are touching.

Overall, Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real Hero is a well-crafted movie that captures the essence of Dr. Prakash Amte's life, his beliefs, and his contributions. The movie is an inspiring portrayal of the couple's journey, who dedicated their lives to the upliftment of the tribal community. It is heartwarming to see their sacrifice, and the immense gratitude of the people they served, making it a must-watch for anyone seeking inspiration.

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  • Runtime
    2 hr 6 min
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (1,271)