Massive word is synonymous with Prabhas films and “Bahubali” was a perfect example. So when we heard that over 90 crores were spent on a particular action scene of upcoming film “Sahoo” in Abu Dhabi, it was not surprising since this is what his films known for,- massive, made on a grand and colossal scale. The action scene is said to be one of the principal attraction of the film.

The stunt was performed under the supervision of well known international stuntman Kenny Bates.

The best thing about the scenes is that the audience will be seeing the car crashes in real.

The crash scene involves cars and trucks. “Sahoo” will be the second Indian film which is being shot in Abu Dhabi after Salman Khan’s “Tiger Zinda hai.” Abu Dhabi was an ideal location because of its breathtaking landscapes with ample open space and sparse population.

The Gulf country was laying out the red carpet for a film industry which makes the most significant number of feature films in the world. The team along with Prabhas was a little apprehensive in the beginning because it was the beginning of the holy festival Ramadan.

However, the Abu Dhabi authorities were very helpful and went out of the way to help their team film the action sequences by vacating certain roads for long periods of time. Prabhas and his team were very grateful to the Abu Dhabi authorities and said that they would come again in future.

“Sahoo” is one of the most anticipated action films and is being made in three languages.

The crew recently shot the action-packed chase scene which involved more than 37 cars and five trucks. Prabhas revealed that real cars and trucks were used and there will be no Computer Generated images.

The shoot continued for fifty days and involved 250 crew members, and it will become the second longest Indian Movie after "Tiger Zinda Hai" last year. The action sequence itself took more than 20 days to shoot.

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UAE shooting details

Revealing details of the shoot, Prabhas said that Kenny Bates and the team were planning the shoot for the last two years. Kenny first came to UAE to do a recce and immediately fell for the rugged locales. Kenny was a perfectionist, and in this instance also he used real cars and trucks. He said that he wanted to show a chase sequence never seen in the history of Indian Cinema. He wanted cars to fly, the crunch and crumbling sound of raw metal. In most cases, some portions are shot from different angles, and the rest of the scenes are Computer generated.

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A huge number of fans were said to be watching the action-sequences being shot and quickly the pictures from the shooting place went viral on social media.

The flick also stars, Mandira Bedi, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff, Arun Vijay and Shraddha Kapoor. Shankar Ehsaan Loy has made the music.

Multi-language big budget movie

The flick will be made in three languages, - Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. T-Series paid a whopping Rs 120 crores to acquire the rights of the flick in Hindi. With Bahubali, Prabhas has become a Pan India star, and his films have a global appeal. T-Series is hopeful that Prabhas is well accepted by the Indian masses.

One aspect of the film which was too glaring was the absence of the female lead, played by Shraddha Kapoor. There have been rumors that Shraddha Kapoor has been miffed by the minuscule role in the flick as compared to the main lead. However, these rumors have been quashed by Prabhas who said that Shraddha’s character plays an essential part in the evolution of the storyline. The doe-eyed actress is presently shooting for her upcoming film, “Stree” co-starring Rajkummar Rao and Batti Gul Meter Chalu with Shahid Kapoor.

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