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Lockdown Diaries: Venkat Bharadwaj to finish post-production work for The Painter

Venkat Bharadwaj's The Painter revolves around the current lockdown situation
by Akanksha Sridhara | May 04, 2020 16:43 IST
Lockdown Diaries: Venkat Bharadwaj to finish post-production work for The Painter

While most celebrities are trying to keep themselves busy by engaging in hobbies, Venkat Bharadwaj is finishing up on his film The Painter. Venkat has previously directed films such as A Day in the City, Kempirve, and Omelette.

 
The film produced by A Lab 19 Innovation, Amurtha Film Centre and Shekar Jayaram, the film is one hour thirty minutes film. The film's shooting took 10 days. The film is now in the post-production stage. Director Venkat Bharadwaj says he will works on the post-production work and finish it as soon as possible. A 17 member team has made the film shoot possible; the film was shot in Bengaluru, Chennai, Tumakuru, Kanakapura, and Hebbal.
 
Director Venkat Bharadwaj says the film revolves around the current situation of the lockdown. The film captures people's reactions to various situations.
 
“There are murder and lots of crime, which makes for a good thriller,” says the director. “I want people to enjoy the content once it releases,” he says about the film, on which he first started work in the first week of April, and then shooting began from the second week," he added. “My challenge was to shoot at five different locations during the lockdown period. To make it easy, I shared details of my script, along with dialogues and technical specifications, which was monitored at end of each day,” says Venkat.
 
The director also adds that the team has utilized whatever they had access to the fullest. With a few lights we had in the house we managed. When we need additional lighting, we used bamboo sticks, ropes, electrical wires, and bulbs. We mostly used the household items to make things look natural,” says Venkat.


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