FILMMAKER TO RECKON – HARI MEHROTRA WHOSE MAIDEN FILM – VIRAAM ENTERS 56 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS
In contemporary, audience are having different cinematic experience and that is due to some new enterprising entrants who are coming up with fresh ideas and heart-touching subjects and Hari Mehrotra is one such Bollywood filmmaker, who has produced totally unusual kind of film titled Viraam. The title Viraam (The end of a Journey) itself indicates that the movie is a surprise packet, which is releasing shortly.
Though Viraam is Mehrotra’s first production, but he is not a freshener in the industry as his wife Rama Mehrotra had previously produced a movie Future To Bright Hai Ji, released in 2012, in which he was a creative director.
Coming back to Viraam, the film is a different kind of love story between an elderly man and a young girl, based on trust and deceit played by the lead pair Narendra N Jha and Urmila Mahanta.
‘Viraam is your first production so did you find any hurdle while making it? Not at all. As you know my wife has already made a film Future To Bright Hai Ji, so it was easy for me to tackle production activities.
Moreover he adds ‘I come from a different business background and was associated with Bollywood since many years in one or the other way Mehrotra reveals’.
Furthermore, Mehrotra has also played a small character in K. Asif’s dream project Love and God which was completed, produced and directed by K C Bokadia starring lt. Sanjeev Kumar, released in 1986.
In Viraam too, Mehrorta has enacted a moity comedy role. The remaining cast of the film includes Monica Ravan, Annapurna Vitthal, Zaid Sheikh,Tripurari Yadav, Sanjay Singh, Kavita Khanna, Gyanendra and Satish Sharma.
The movie is being made under the banner Hari Mehrotra Productions, co-produced by Aman D Shah, executive producer Rajeev Dube, story by Rajeev Yogendranath and Hari Mehrotra, dialogues are penned by Hari Mehrotra, Abdullah Khan and Ziaullah Khan, music by Siddhant Madhav, cinematography Sayyed Johny Lal, edited by Ashish Gayker, art director Subodh Kumar, executive producer Rajeev Dubey and the film is directed by Ziaullah Khan.
Hari Mehrotra informed that his maiden venture Viraam has taken place in 56 International Film Festivals including ‘Cannes Film Festival’. In fact, it’s a big achievement for Hari Mehrotra and his unit. he deserves KUDOS for this.