‘Manthan’ ek amrut pyala is based on an emotional journey of all the characters of different social strata through the eyes of Anjali Deshpande (Padmini Kolhapure) our main protagonist. The story starts with Deshpande family with a happy note. Anjali Deshpande (Padmini Kolhapure) is a mass communication graduate and married, has a daughter and has lost touch of outside world for the 8-9 years as naturally playing role of wife & mother. Anjali Deshpande is soft, gentle a balanced woman, fir about rights & wrong of life.
The story moves as she wants to take a job. A new journey starts & Anjali is amused, shocked at other woman’s painful situations. It is easy to solve other’s problems and one day her own family life takes a turn when she has become the victim of domestic violence. It is so easy while giving answers to others & seeing world. How does Anjali faces life & solves her own problem and what she understands about life and its own view points is Manthan of thoughts, life and its answer “ek amrut pyala” a positive outcome.
Starring – Padmini Kolhapure, Milind Gunaji, Vijay Kadam, Asawari Joshi, Suhas Palsikar, Vijay Patkar, Atisha Naik | Music by – Krishna | Background Score – Y.S. Mulki, Sanjay Marathe | Cinematography – Shakil Ansari, Sanjay Khanzode | Edited by – V.N.Mayekar | Release date 2006 | Directed by – Mrunalini patil