For the first time in the world cinematographer Santosh Sivan will be using the Red Dragon Digital camera for a film which will have Surya in the lead role.
There were lots of expectations prevailing that when the shooting of Surya-Lingusamy’s film will commence. Now it has been confirmed that the shooting of the film will commence on 15th November.
The test shoot of Suriya -Lingusamy film took place at Prasad Studio. Cinematographer Santosh Sivan shot this with Red Dragon Digital camera using Angenieux Lens. This is the first time this camera is being used in the whole world. After Santosh Sivan, Hollywood leading cinematographer Ridley Scott will be using this camera. This new effort has got good reception.
Santosh Sivan said, “I want the technological advancement to first happen in Chennai and this is one such sign.”
Lingusamy while speaking about this film said, ” For a long time, I wanted to do a film with Surya. After Vettai, I steadily readied the story for this film. These days the youngsters are astounding with their stories. In order to compete with them I have readied this story. The film is yet to be titled. Santosh Sivan is handling the camera while Samantha is donning the female lead role. Yuvan Shankar Raja will be composing the music and Anthony will be in charge of editing.”
Surya while speaking about the film said, ” I am very happy that I am acting in this film. In my younger days I have been astounded by Santosh Sivan camera work in Thalapathy. I am also very happy that Santosh Sivan is using this camera in this film. So far no one has used this camera in the whole world.” It is understood that the film will be released next year.