Swwapnil Joshi shares some interesting anecdotes related to his digital debut, ‘Samantar’, the sequel and the pressure of changing perceptions with RJ sho sho Shonali
Mumbai: Radio City Pune’s decade long evening show ‘Star Katta with RJ Shonali’ hosted versatile actor Swwapnil Joshi talking about his webseries Samaantar 2. Swwapnil Joshi, known for his romantic roles in Marathi cinema graced the show, sharing interesting facts and anecdotes related to his digital debut, Samantar and its sequel Samantar 2 which significantly helped him break away from the romcom mould, change perceptions and opened up new avenues for him.Swwapnil Joshi opened up the transition in his career as he decided to choose the dark and compelling Samantar for his web debut, the pressure of breaking away from his usual romantic roles, completing the shoot of the sequel during a pandemic as well as the pressure of essaying the challenging role of Kumar Mahajan for the second season. In his heartwarming style, he conveyed his gratitude to the show which has changed the audience’s perception and opened new avenues for him.Launched a decade back, Star Katta with RJ Shonali features prominent celebrities from the Marathi film industry sharing interesting facts and anecdotes related to their films, co-actors, journey in the industry, life and much more. From seasoned actors like Vikram Gokhale, Sonali Kulkarni, Siddharth Jadhav, Bharat Jadhav to reigning sensations such as Sai Tamhankar, Prajakta Mali, Amruta Khanvilkar, Rinku Rajguru, Priya Bapat, Mukta Barve, Siddharth Chandekar, Vaibhav Tatwawaadi have made Star Katta a household name with their insightful conversations and fun banter.
Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Kartik Kalla, Chief Creative Officer, with the rise of web content and extensive dubbing, Marathi cinema is now transcending linguistic barriers and getting a wider acceptance among non-Marathi speaking audience. Established artists from the Marathi film industry, known for their exceptional performance have made Radio City’s Star Katta a household name in Pune over the past decade. We are happy to witness that our differentiated, hyper-localized and credible content has helped us carve a strong foothold in Maharashtra, resonating with diverse set of audience.The segment Star Katta featuring RJ Shonali airs every Monday to Friday from 8 PM to 9 PM. On social media, Radio City is promoting the segment on its YouTube channel as well as through social media posts and stories on platforms like Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.
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