Ventilator (2018 film)

Ventilator is a 2018 Indian Gujarati drama-comedy film directed by Umang Vyas, and produced by Falguni Patel and Lawrence D'Souza. It is an adaption of 2016 Marathi film Ventilator [1] written and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar and produced by Priyanka Chopra. It stars ensemble cast of Jackie Shroff, Pratik Gandhi, Pravinchandra Shukla, Sanjay Goradia, Utkarsh Mazmudar, Mehul Buch, Suchita Trivedi, Tejal Vyas, Manan Desai, Krunal Pandit.[2] It was released on 14 September 2018.[1]

Directed byUmang Vyas
Produced by
  • Falguni Patel
  • Lawrence D'Souza
Screenplay by
  • Niren Bhatt
  • Karan Vyas
Music byParth Bharat Thakkar
CinematographyTitu Kumar Jena
Edited byManish More
Irada Entertainment
Distributed byRupam Entertainment
Release date
  • 14 September 2018 (2018-09-14)
Running time
146 minutes



  • Jackie Shroff as Jaggu
  • Pratik Gandhi as Prashant
  • Pravinchandra Shukla as Trambak Dada
  • Sanjay Goradia as Jayu
  • Utkarsh Mazmudar as Ambalal
  • Chetan Daiya
  • Bhairavi Vaidya as Narmada Foi
  • Mitra Gadhavi as Bhotiyo
  • Manan Desai as Ajit Bhai
  • Padmesh Pandit as Subhash Kaka
  • Krunal Pandit as Ravi Kaka
  • Suchita Trivedi
  • Mehul Buch
  • Tejal Vyas
  • Jayesh More
  • Ojas Rawal
  • Deep Vaidya
  • Prem Gadhavi
  • Rehan Meghani as Chris
  • Juhi Chawla (Cameo)
  • Malhar Thakar (Cameo)
  • Rajesh Mapuskar (Cameo)


The filming started on 23 March 2018. The first shot was taken at Film City, Mumbai. Later crew moved to Ahmedabad for rest of the shoot.[3]

This film is the acting debut of Jackie Shroff and directional debut of Umang Vyas in Gujarati cinema.[4] Rajesh Mapuskar, writer and director of Marathi film version is a creative director and has a cameo in it.[1][5] The script was adapted by Niren Bhatt and Karan Vyas co-wrote the story.[6] Pratik Gandhi also joined the cast for a pivotal role.[7]


Soundtrack album by
Parth Bharat Thakkar
Released23 August 2018 (2018-08-23)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelIrada Entertainment

The soundtrack consists of 3 songs directed by Parth Bharat Thakkar. The lyrics were written by Niren Bhatt.[8]

Track listing
1."Amba Re Amba"Niren BhattAditya Gadhavi, Parthiv Gohil04:44
2."Bhada Na Makan Ma"Niren BhattAditya Gadhavi, Parthiv Gohil05:46
3."Dekhato Nathi"Niren BhattSiddharth Bhavsar05:08
Total length:15:38[9]


The film was released on 14 September 2018 in Gujarat and few other parts of India.[1]


Critical reception

The Times of India rated the movie 4 out of 5 stars and said, "A movie that has the right dose of everything-performances, emotions, laughter, cultural nuances and much more. It’s just the perfect family film!"[1]

See Also


  1. Jambhekar, Shruti (15 September 2018). "Ventilator". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  2. "Ventilator's Gujarati remake goes on the floors - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. "Ashutosh Gowariker gives the first clap for Jackie Shroff's Gujarati debut Ventilator". The Indian Express. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  4. India, Press Trust of (31 January 2018). "Jackie Shroff to star in Gujarati remake of 'Ventilator'". Business Standard India. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  5. "Ventilator director Rajesh Mapuskar to do cameo in Gujarati remake of National Award-winning Marathi film". Firstpost. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  6. "Ventilator trailer: Ensemble cast, led by Jackie Shroff, seems promising in remake of Marathi film". Firstpost. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  7. "'Ventilator' trailer: Jackie Shroff makes his Dhollywood debut - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  8. "Happy to be associated with 'Ventilator': Parth Bharat Thakkar - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  9. Ventilator - All Songs - Download or Listen Free - Saavn, 23 August 2018, retrieved 15 September 2018
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