Reports have emerged that the Malayalam actor Lal has joined the sets of the Prabhas starrer Saaho, which is progressing in Abu Dhabi right now. The team is canning some action sequences there and Lal has joined the sets. Earlier, it was reported that Arun Vijay flew down to Abu Dhabi to film for his portions. With Lal being included, the star cast has just got bigger.
Saaho, a high budget movie, is being bankrolled by Vamsi Krishna and U Pramod under the banner UV Creations. The film is made on a budget of Rs 300 crores of which Rs 90 crores have been earmarked for action sequences alone. Most of the action scenes will be filmed abroad and it is being choreographed by the internationally acclaimed stunt director Kenny Bates. Trade sources revealed that an action sequence in the film was shot extensively near the popular Burj Khalifa skyscraper and it took the producers about Rs 25 crores to shoot it.
Touted to be the second most expensive film after Baahubali, it has the Baahubali star Prabhas playing the lead role. Being his first film after Baahubali, which took five years of his time, expectations are very high on Saaho.
On roping in actors from various film industries for this project, we hear that the filmmakers intend to release it in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi due to which actors popular across the film industries were chosen. While Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor play the lead roles in this film, the star cast also includes Jackie Shroff, Chunkey Pandey, Mandira Bedi, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Tinnu Anand etc.
The trio from Bollywood Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy are composing music for this high budget film with R Madhie cranking the camera and A Sreekar Prasad editing it. Saaho is due for release next year.
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