An archaeological site in the era of Indus Valley Civilization also known as Harappan Civilization is Mohenjo Daro situated in Sindh, Pakistan.Director Ashutosh Gowariker and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sunita Gowariker decided to make a film on Mohenjo Daro, with Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde in the main lead.
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Mohenjo Daro – About Movie
The film is based on the ancient city of Mohenjo-Daro, the era of the Indus Valley Civilization. It is an upcoming Indian epic romance film about a man in love with a girl who is a dancer but later come to know that she is a daughter of his enemy. It is a love story cum revenge drama. Through the cultures and ancient civilizations, this movie is centered on romance. The film was shot in Bhuj and Mumbai along with some short schedules in Jabalpur and Thane. The music is composed by A.R. Rahman, the Oscar award winner, and the lyrics are penned by Javed Akhtar. This film is releasing worldwide on 12th August 2016.
Being this film is set in a certain period that the whole site had to be recreated in the film studio. All the stunts in the film are choreographed by Glenn Boswell.
Ashutosh Gowariker took three long years with the help of archaeologist to develop this movie who documented the discovering of Indus Valley Civilization. During his reconnaissance, he met seven archaeologists who were involved in documenting the discovery of Indus Valley Civilization.
Mohenjo Daro Movie Preview
Recently filmmakers have released the motion poster and first look of the Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde. If we talk about the first look of the lead actor and actress, the first look of Hrithik is appreciated by the audience in which he donning a very simple look but the first look of the Pooja Hedge is highly criticized by the audience for wearing feathers in cap and waxed legs. The costumes are designed by April Ferry, the Oscar-nominated and the Emmy award winner and Neeta Lulla, she has worked as a designer in both period films and mainstream cinemas. But it seems the audience are not happy with Pooja looks.
The motion poster is appreciated by audience. It starts with before the British Raj, Mughals, Budha and even before the India, there was Mohenjo Daro. Then the poster of the movies appears which looks quite impressive on soil colored background. The motion poster shows how amazingly the visual Effects are used. Credit goes to the VFX supervisor Karen Goulekas, winner of two Bafta awards for best visual effects. She has worked in Hollywood movies like Spider-Man, Godzilla, etc. The credits for the sound effect go to Parikshit Lalwani. The sound gives the feeling of those ancient days. Both the visual effect and the sound effect has done a perfect job in making the motion poster as perfect as it was supposed to be.
After knowing so much about the movie, the audience is eagerly waiting for its release which is scheduled to 12th August with all high expectations.