Bahubali superstar Prabhas has been shooting an extensive action scene for the movie ‘Saaho’ in UAE for the last three weeks and a mountain amount of Rs 90 crore will be spent on the full action drama where he was seen as smashing cars, trucks and SUVs like a toy car and it is considered as the highlights of the movie. The shooting sequence is under the guidance of international stuntman Kenny Bates.
Speaking to a UAE media, Prabhas opened up and talked about the movie.
Prabhas said, “We had a plan and we went to action director Kenny Bates two years back. Kenny came to Abu Dhabi for recce and he loved the location. He wanted to shoot everything live. Almost 90% of whatever that we are going to show on screen is real. He wanted to show the real cars. He wanted the real cars to fly”.
He further added, “We crashed around 27 cars and five trucks. We wanted everything real instead of going for CGI as it gives a real impact. Generally, you have 70% CG and 30% real but over here in Abu Dhabi, we opted for a more real shoot. This will be something that no has one has seen before”.However, the director of Saaho, Sujeeth corrected his statement by saying that it was not 27 cars but 37 cars.
The location for the stunt scene is chosen as Abu Dhabi due to the attractive locations of tall buildings, infrastructure and beautiful roads. For the movie shoot on bridges, daily activities were stopped by the UAE authorities for which the leading actor and the crew feels grateful to them.
The action scenes were shoot with the actress Shraddha Kapoor as well. The movie Saaho is a high-pace drama starring Neil Nitin Mukesh and Jackie Shroff in supporting roles. It is directed by Sujeeth Reddy and produced by UV creations.