A divisive trailer for The Vanishing Act sparked controversy when it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival recently, but director Rupesh Paul has insisted that it is not an exploitative piece of film-making.
"Our movie is a thriller," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "It will not be based on stupid things.
"There will not be a [gun] and there will not be any aliens. The controversy will help indirectly, but we are not cashing in on the flight."
Paul went on to say that his biggest worry is not the sensitivity of the subject matter, but the danger of his film inaccurately portraying the story of the missing flight.
He added: "People ask me one thing - if you're saying a theory and suddenly the flight is found and it's totally the opposite,
Paul tells THR that the film will not affect any passengers' families: "Our movie is a thriller. It will not be based on stupid things. There will not be a [gun] and there will not be any aliens. The controversy will help indirectly, but we are not cashing in on the flight."
Despite the subject matter, Paul says there is a market for the film: "People do not want a documentary, they want a thriller. Why should I make a movie on anything that does not attract people?". The plan is to have the movie ready for a theatrical release in the Fall.
MH370 vanished without a trace on March 8th with 239 people onboard, despite a thorough search there is still no indication as to what really happened.
The former Rj and TV host opened up about her role and said that she has just one intimate scene but she was "freaking nervous" about it, however director Rupesh Paul shot it "very aesthetically", Gulf News reported.
The erotic flick is based on Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra, an ancient Indian text and one of the most widely read works on human sexuality, and is due for release next month. (Ani)
While speculation on the reasons behind her copious absence abound, Sherlyn decided to set the record straight stating, "I shot for Kamasutra 3D for barely 5 days. After which, a series of irreconcilable differences had risen between the makers of the film and myself. The makers had made drastic changes in the story & screenplay of the film which were not acceptable to me. I had made known to the makers that I could not proceed with the shooting of the film as my best interests were being violated by them. I chose to exit from the film without creating a ruckus. I wish Team Kamasutra 3D best wishes. However, I cannot
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In Rupesh Paul directed "Kamasutra 3D", he will be seen romancing Sherlyn Chopra, who is also making her debut with the movie, and the film is said to have a lot of intimate scenes. There is no limit for boldness, says Malkhan.
"As an actor I don't restrict myself from going bold. I have the courage to face the cameras with boldness as long as it is shot aesthetically. My only concern is it should not look vulgar,".
"We are announcing the name of the male lead of the film at Cannes," Paul told Ians, affirming that after a long process "we could finalise an actor".
"We found more than 20 actresses, who agreed to act with frontal nudity, but could not got a single male actor, who is famous, ready for the role," he added.
King Mal will be seen doing martial arts like kalarippayattu in the film.
"We had short-listed five actors in November last year and gave them specific requirements for the character. We did three-stage auditions with these actors and out.
The film's director Rupesh Paul told Ians how Sherlyn was "very excited and she grooved for the paparazzi without any hesitation".
"It was the midnight screening of an Italian movie. Sherlyn was in a lehenga choli and the French media asked Sherlyn to pose. When the paparazzi encouraged her, she started dancing to my surprise," said Paul.
"It was one of the choreographed numbers,.
Sherlyn took to the red carpet in what looks like a transparent black dress with a solid black brassiere to hide her modesty. A heavy Rajasthan-inspired neckpiece takes away a bit of the attention from the dress.
She posed before the screening of the movie "The Blind Detective" in Cannes Sunday night.
"Kamasutra 3D" director Rupesh Paul says it was a "proud moment".
Sherlyn would be there to unveil the new trailer along with director Rupesh Paul and executive producer Mitesh Kumar Patel.
"To be making my debut at Cannes at the time of the celebration of hundred years of Hindi cinema is going to be an incredible experience that will truly enrich and enlighten me in more ways than one," Sherlyn told Ians.
"I can't wait to doll up in various Indian avatars.
Directed by Rupesh Paul, "Kamasurta 3D" features Sherlyn Chopra in the lead.
Paul told Ians: "Sherlyn will reveal at a press conference at Cannes the name of the Hollywood actress who will be the lead in the sequel 'Kamasutra 4D'."
The director is shooting both the films simultaneously and wants to release both of them on the same day.
"I would really like if both the parts release on the same day, so it will be like.
Sherlyn would be there to unveil the new trailer along with director Rupesh Paul, executive producer Mitesh Kumar Patel, said a statement.
The first teaser of the movie is a huge hit on YouTube.
"The entire crew would be present at the festival from 15th to 24th May celebrating the spirit of the gala event," said Paul.
A book titled "Harischandra to Kamasutra 3D - 100 Years of Indian Cinema" will also be released there May 20.
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