Mahesh Babu: I’m glad that I’m making my Tamil debut with a film like Spyder
Ace filmmaker AR Murugadoss said shooting his upcoming bilingual project ‘Spyder’, featuring Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, was extremely challenging.
The director said making a movie was a hard task as they held to shoot simultaneously in Tamil and Telegu.
“While shooting bilinguals, filmmakers usually shoot the close-up sequences alone twice. Simply, we have walked the extra knot in ‘Spyder.’ “We had even filmed some silence sequences twice to ensure authenticity in details for both Tamil and Telugu. It was a great, though pretty taxing experience. It’s decidedly not an easy job to get an authentic bilingual,” AR Murugadoss told reporters at the audio launch of the film here.
The 42-year-old film producer said he desired to make ‘Ghajini’ and ‘Thuppakki’ in Telugu with Mahesh Babu, but matters did not turn out.
“Since ‘Ghajini’ was dubbed in Telugu, I subsequently wanted to remake ‘Thuppakki’ in Telugu with Mahesh. Merely, it also didn’t go on. When I received an exciting job for a spy thriller and approached him for a straight bilingual in Tamil and Telugu, he passed on his nod immediately.”
The actor said making a foray into Tamil industry was never contrived.
“Even after 18 years in the industry, I still feel like a deb. By God’s blessing, I have a huge market in Andhra Pradesh. The immense love of my fans is enough for this lifetime. Since the movie is built on a vast budget, it perpetually helps to deliver an additional market. But I’m happy that I’m getting to my Tamil debut with a flick like ‘Spyder’,” he pronounced.
The movie features Rakul Preet as the female lead and actor-director SJ Suryah plays the antagonist.
Harris Jayaraj has composed music for the film. Produced by NVR Cinema and Tagore Madhu, ‘Spyder’ will release worldwide on September 27.