|Directed by||Sajid Sheikh / Mahesh Kothare|
|Produced by||Mahesh Kothare|
|Music by||Anil Mohile|
|Edited by||Sanjay Dabke|
|Distributed by||Jenma Film International|
|Budget||Rs. 7.5 million|
Pachadlela (English: The Possessed One) is a 2004 Marathi horror-comedy directed by Mahesh Kothare and stars Bharat Jadhav, Shreyas Talpade, Laxmikant Berde, Vandana Gupte, Dilip Prabhawalkar in lead role. Visual effects by Binoy Samuel. The movie revolves around three friends working in a bank who get posted to a village. They are put up in a wada (palace) by the bank. But according to the villagers, the spirits of the previous owner, his son and his trusted aide still haunt the house. The movie was released on 7 May 2004 and was praised by the Marathi audience for story and performance.
Ravi, Bharat and Samir are transferred to a bank in a village. They live in a mansion which is said to be haunted. Ravi is more happy for his transfer as his ladylove Manisha is his next door neighbor, Bharat also finds his love in village dancer Soudarya and Samir falls for a bank customer Sunaina. One day, in lunch break, they discuss about how the mansion became haunted; the mansion was housed by Inamdar his abnormal son Babya and accountant Kirkire. Inamdar and Kirikire try to cheat a girl and marry Babya to him but Durgamaushi arrives on time and breaks the wedding following which Kirikire is killed by people on the spot and Babya commits suicide which results and heart attack to Inamdar where he curses Durgamaushi that her daughter Manisha will always remain single and no one would marry her. Years later, Durgamaushi, who is no more, is said to be killed by spirit of Inamdar by pushing her in well. On the day of Amavashya (a new moon), Bharat is possessed by spirits of Inamdar, Kirkire and Babya which is noticed by Samir but Ravi doesn't accept it as they were heavily drunk last night. Samir than decides to take the help of Sunaina's father and pseudo-quack Vetale Guruji. Will the mansion ever be free from spirits ? Will Bharat live a normal life again and will Ravi and Manisha's wedding take place? What ensues is a hilarious and scary puzzle where everyone vies for their own goals.
- Bharat Jadhavas Bharat
- Abhiram Bhadkamkar as Sameer
- Shreyas Talpade as Ravi
- Dilip Prabhawalkar as Inamdar
- Vandana Gupte as Durga Mavshi
- Vijay Chavan as Kirkire
- Laxmikant Berde as Vetale Guruji
- Megha Ghadge as Soundarya
- Neelam Shirke as Sunaina
- Ashwini Kulkarni as Manisha
- Ameya Hunaswadkar as Babya
- 'IMDB Plot Summery' , 'https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1122600/plotsummary?ref_=tt_ov_pl'