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All-Nagpurian crew uses path-breaking tech to shoot film

Nagpur: Slated for screening on Sunday at the ongoing Orange City International Film Festival, Hindi movie ‘Rakkhosh’ (Demon) is unique in many ways. It is the first Indian movie to be shot with Point of View (POV) generation, where the digital camera plays the protagonist and is the main narrator of the story.
Produced beneath the banner of city-based SD Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd, the movie draws from a tale written through famous Marathi writer Narayan Dharap who wrote Tumbbad. “It is a tale of a schizophrenic and that’s how we were given this concept of capturing it with POV technique,” says Santosh Deshpande, the producer of the movie. It has been directed through Abhijeet Kokate and Srivinay Salian who additionally evolved the total tale.

A French director Basile Pirrat was once employed to supply technical strengthen. Explaining the technique, Prashen Kyawal, creative producer says, “Here the digital camera is worn at the head with the help of a rig. All actors take a look at the digital camera as this is a character. The protagonist is narrating the horrors of a psychological asylum where he has been put. So, the digital camera captures each and every movement and emotions too like shivering, feeling dizzy or when the protagonist is slapped and his face turns,” he says. The digital camera which weighed 28kg was once positioned at the head of a mild man to shoot the movie.

The technique additionally ended in doubling of days required to shoot. “We had to begin with deliberate a 19-day schedule which stretched to 34 days,” he says. Only one other movie in Hollywood, ‘Hardcore’ used this generation however simplest 15 to 20 minutes of the screen time in it's been shot with POV technique with a small digital camera,” says Deshpande.

“It is for the first time that a movie has been completely shot in this technique the use of a Red Dragon digital camera used for capturing motion pictures,” Kyawal informs. “It supplies an overly immersive experience to the viewer,” he adds.

Barring the lead actors together with Sanjay Sharma, the movie has greater than 50 actors from the city. Director Kokate and producer Deshpande and inventive producer Kyawal are all from Nagpur. The movie has been totally shot in Nagpur. It were given a status ovation at the Pune movie festival and a unique jury award for route at Rajasthan Film Festival.


A nonetheless from the film Rakkhosh (best). Film workforce writer-director Srivinay Salian, producer Sayali Deshpande and inventive producer Prashen Kyawal

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