11 May, 2021

Platinum Man’s Dance

The costliest Indian film, a Rajni-Ash starrer with international collaborations. Will it work?

Platinum Man’s Dance

Travels in Hyperreality

  • Costliest Indian film ever made, at Rs 150 crore
  • 40 per cent of the budget said to be spent on special effects alone
  • Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai paired romantically for the first time
  • Yuen Woo Ping, action choreographer in the Matrix and Kill Bill sequels, was Endhiran’s stunt coordinator
  • First Indian film for Mary E. Vogt, the costume designer for the Men in Black series
  • Stanwinston Studio, the maker of Jurassic Park, Predator, Terminator, Iron Man, Avatar, provided the animatronics technology
  • Film likely to be released late September in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi


With S. Shankar, big seems to get only bigger with every new film. The Chennai-based filmmaker, notorious for overshooting his films’ assigned budgets, is set to deliver what Aishwarya Rai Bachchan calls “a landmark in the...

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