Kannada Film Devaki starring Priyanka Upendra is all set to hit screens on July 5th, 2019. In this piece, we tell you 10 Reasons to watch Devaki.
Shot On Real Locations
Shooting on real locations is difficult. Devaki has been extensively shot in the city of Kolkata. Now, we have learned that it has been shot on real locations like the slums and the red light area.
T Uday Kumar as the Atmos Engineer
Dolby Atmos creates a powerful and moving audio by introducing two important concepts to Cinema sound – audio objects and overhead speakers. T Uday Kumar, the atmos engineer who worked in films like Kabali, Visaranai, Vada Chennai and Viswasam, has now worked in Devaki too.
First South Movie to be shot at South Park Cemetery
The South Park Cemetery of Kolkata is the earliest non-church cemeteries of the world dating back to over 250 years. Devaki is the first film from the Southern part of India to be shot at this iconic venue.
Shot continuously for 24 hours on Howrah Bridge
Howrah Bridge of Kolkata has for long been the most iconic location for regional and visiting filmmakers. The cast and crew of Devaki shot continuously for 24 hours on the Howrah Bridge. It is the first film to do so. It seems, for one of the scenes, they had to block the traffic for a long time.
Completely Shot on Panasonic Varicam
Devaki, the film, is completely shot on Panasonic varicam without using any artificial lights. This style of filmmaking is termed as new age visual story.
Narration by Upendra
Any project associated with Super-Star Upendra becomes interesting and something which is worth your time. Devaki has a heart-wrenching narration by the Super-Star himself.
Sanjeev Jaiswal entry to KFI
Sanjeev Jaiswal, popularly recognized as Ajmal Kasab from the Ram Gopal Varma film The Attacks of 26/11, is making his debut in the Kannada Film Industry through the film Devaki.
Directed by Lohith
Lohith made his debut in the film industry with the film Mummy which performed well at the box office and was termed as a breath of fresh air in the horror genre. Devaki is his second directorial.
The cast of Devaki is more than just impressive. Kishore for a while has been shining in Tamil films and has become a regular in films of stalwarts like Pa Ranjith and Vetrimaaran has played a pivotal role in the film. Priyanka Upendra stars as the mother on the lookout for her daughter. The film also marks the entry of Aishwarya Upendra, daughter of Priyanka Upendra and Upendra.
Socially relevant subject
Devaki is based on one of the most heinous crimes witnessed by humanity in the 21st generation; human trafficking. Not many films dare to touch upon the sensitive subjects as this and Devaki has.
Devaki will be releasing this Friday. Make sure you flock the theatres and show the team some love and appreciation.