‘Kalki 2898 AD’ director Director Nag Ashwin shares a segment of the film’s VFX work being done in India, embracing the ‘Make in India’ vision
Having made a historic debut at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year and garnered widespread acclaim, ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ by ace filmmaker Nag Ashwin is being anticipated as one of the biggest pan-Indian releases of 2024. A high-budget sci-fi spectacle starring Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, Deepika Padukone and Disha Patani in key roles, the film is expected to offer an extraordinary cinematic experience to cinephiles worldwide.
In an interesting update about the epic, the film’s director Nag Ashwin has now made a game-changing announcement at the VFX Summit 2023 in Hyderabad. Unveiling his vision for ‘Kalki 2898 AD’, Nag Ashwin revealed that he initially aimed to complete the entire VFX of the film within India being inspired by PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. However, while the same couldn’t fully be achieved, a significant portion of ‘Kalki 2898 AD’s’ VFX work is being done within India bringing to spotlight the nation’s talent and technology in this field.
Indeed a turning point in Indian cinema, the ambitious project will showcase the country’s capabilities in visual effects to global markets and audiences. Meanwhile, it was recently on megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s birthday when the makers unveiled the actor’s look from the film, which was received very well by the audiences and further raised the expectations from the epic.
Directed by Nag Ashwin, ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ is touted to be a mythology-inspired sci-fi spectacle starring Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, Deepika Padukone and Disha Patani in lead roles.‘Kalki 2898 AD’ is a multilingual film, bankrolled by Vyjayanthi Movies which celebrates its 50th year in the Indian film industry.