Prabhas, a person well known in the film industry for his down to earth attitude and pleasing smile is celebrating his 39th birthday today. With a huge fan base and a tremendous following, Prabhas is one of those people who shies away from the spotlight. However, some are fortunate enough to have the spotlight on them despite their aversion toward it and Prabhas is one of them.
The actor’s recent hits, Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, acquired global fame and brought the cast and crew on to the global stage. The team is now known by their character names, Baahubali, Bhallaladeva, Kattappa and so on. Prabhas next project titled Saaho is also one of the biggest projects of the Telugu film industry.
The actor is now pouring his blood and sweat into this project which is a high octane, action packed thriller, featuring the who’s who of Bollywood.
Saaho was shot in various locations, but predominantly in Abu Dhabi. A 30 day schedule was carried out in Abu Dhabi, where 400 plus crew spent time in the scorching Sun and heat, to shoot the action sequences.
Kenny Bates, one of the best stunt directors of Hollywood, who worked on such superb action movies as Die Hard and Transformers, has been roped in to work on Saaho. An action sequence of any movie comprises 70 percent real action and 30 percent CGI (Computer Generated Imagery.) However, Saaho is being shot with 90 percent real action and 10 percent CGI. The movie is being made with a humongous budget of Rs. 300 crores, out of which a lion’s share of the budget has been set aside for the action sequences only. A 20 minute chase sequence in the movie is one of the most important scenes . It is estimated close to 27 cars and five trucks were destroyed during the action sequence shoot of Saaho.
Arun Vijay, the handsome actor from the Tamil Industry, is also a part of this project. Arun recently featured in the movie Nawab, a Mani Ratnam directorial. One of the most celebrated production designers, Sabu Cyril, a well known name in the world of cinema, is also a part of this project.
Evelyn Sharma, Shraddha Kapoor and Neil Nitin Mukesh from Bollywood are featuring in the key roles of this movie. The Bollywood beauty Shraddha Kapoor put in extra efforts to work on the action sequences.Thaman has composed the background score of the series of updates about Saaho, titled Shades of Saaho and it sure is impressive!W ith music that has the heart and pulse racing, it does set the mood and ambience of what is to come in the movie.
The director of Saaho is Sujeeth and the producers are V. Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Pramod Uppalapati and Bhushan Kumar. Saaho is being produced under the banners of T Series and UV Creations. The musical trio comprising Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendosa are composing the music for Saaho.