Hyderabad, July 24, 2021: Director Nag Ashwin has teamed up with Pan-India star Prabhas along with legendary Amitabh Bachchan, and Deepika Padukone for the highly anticipated sci-fi film, tentatively titled Project K. On Saturday, on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, the film officially went on floors in Hyderabad and the makers are on for a long shooting run for this ambitious futuristic film.
Produced by Vyjayanthi Movies, Project K is said to be India's costliest film ever made and its futuristic sci-fi theme is something that is exciting for fans as this genre is under-explored in Indian cinema. While there are few more sci-fi films are under production, Prabhas' film with Nag Ashwin is touted to be completely different which aims to take the audiences in a whole new world of cinematic experience.
As the movie is officially launched today, the first shooting schedule has begun with Big B behind the camera. Prabhas, who is expected to join the shoot later, gave the first clap to Big B as he starts shooting. Both the actors showed great respect for each other. Big B, particularly hailed Prabhas and called him an "Icon" for his magical appearance in the Baahubali film series.
"T 3976 - .. for the Mahurat shot of #ProjectK .. what an honour to be behind the clap being given by the icon that created cinematic magical waves throughout the Country and the World with Bahubali #actorprabhas @deepikapadukone @nagashwin7 @VyjayanthiFilms", Big B wrote on Twitter along with sharing a picture of the clapperboard.
The first shooting schedule for Project K (working title) takes place at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. A grand set has been erected for the same. Aims to be a Pan-World film with a release in multiple Indian and foreign languages, #Prabhas21 is one of the craziest projects in the country and Nag Ashwin has come up with a stunning subject to surprise the audience.
Expectations will be high from Nag Ashwin, given that his last feature film "Mahanati" was an acclaimed blockbuster and won National Award for the best feature film in Telugu.