Check out the new poster of the movie 'Phule' unveiled on the birth anniversary of social reformer Jyotirao Phule


In the newly revealed poster, lead actors Pratik Gandhi and Patralekhaa, who play the iconic couple Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule and his wife, Dnyanajyoti Savitribai Phule, look towards the horizon, symbolizing the dawn of a new era, a metaphor for education . revolution started by them.

Speaking about the film, National Award-winning director Ananth Narayan Mahadevan expressed his desire to highlight the prevailing social ills that continue to plague today's society. “Mahatma and Jyotiba Phule fought against caste and gender discrimination, which sadly persists even today. My goal is to reignite conversations on these pressing issues that demand our attention,” Mahadevan said.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Jyotirao Phule and said the social reformer's tireless efforts in the fields of education and women empowerment have left an indelible mark on the society.

Prime Minister Modi took to his social media account X to reiterate his government's commitment to realizing the social reformer's vision of empowering the poor and marginalized.
“Today we pay tribute to the great Mahatma Phule on his Jayanti. A visionary social reformer who dedicated his life to fighting injustice and promoting equality, his thoughts give strength to millions. His tireless efforts in the field of education and empowerment of women have left “An indelible mark on society. Today is an occasion to reiterate our commitment to fulfill his vision of empowering the poor and marginalized,” said Prime Minister Modi.

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Patralekhaa took to her Instagram to share the new poster. She wrote: “On his birth anniversary, our heartfelt tribute to the first Mahatma of India #JyotiraoPhule.”

Pratik Gandhi and Patralekhaa will star together in a biopic based on Jyotirao Phule and his wife, Savitribai Phule.

Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule, notable social reformers, challenged the caste and gender prejudices of their times. Her innovative initiatives resulted in the founding of India's first school for girls in Pune, marking a pivotal moment in history.

The film has been produced by Pranay Chokshi, Jagdish Patel, Anuya Chauhan Kudecha, Ritesh Kudecha and Suunil Jaiin. However, the release date of the film has not been announced yet!