A student from Tiruchi has made a short film involving actors from throughout the nation and Sri Lanka, praising actor Sonu Sood for serving to out migrant staff through the pandemic. The film urges the youth to assist one another throughout a disaster.
Ok.A.V. Dhanushwaran, a Class 11 student from a personal college in Tiruchi, was spending time on social media, studying in regards to the migrant labour disaster and the difficulties they have been going through, when he began following Sonu Sood, a Bollywood actor. Mr. Sood, on the time, was serving to hundreds of migrants attain their houses by arranging chartered flights, buses and trains, Mr. Dhanushwaran mentioned.
“I recognised him as the villain from a few Tamil films like Devi. While several media houses and TV channels commended Mr. Sood, his charitable work was not well known in Tamil Nadu and south India,” he mentioned.
To assist inform Mr. Sood’s story, Mr. Dhanushwaran wrote a script in 4 languages — Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi. “My father speaks Telugu and Malayalam and I took his help to write dialogues in the languages,” he mentioned.
When it got here to casting actors for the film, he appeared to Charles Prabhu, a film-maker in Chennai. “He has been a mentor to me. Mr. Prabhu put me in touch with actors from across the country who spoke the languages needed for my film. He even gave me the contact details of a Sri Lankan girl, who I included in the film so that the story could reach Sri Lanka as well,” he mentioned.
The actors have been all given the script and requested to shoot their components individually on their cell phones. None of the actors met each other and shot their components utilizing their telephones, of their homes, of their respective States. All communication, together with suggestions, was by social messaging platforms.
In the 10 minute-long film, the actors could be seen studying from Mr. Sood and serving to out these in want, by offering monetary help, meals and different necessities.
Once the scenes have been shot, Mr. Dhanushwaran edited them himself by watching tutorials on the Internet and launched the film on YouTube on September 8. The response to the video has been superb, he mentioned. “My teachers, classmates and family members were surprised. The cherry on the cake was when Mr. Sood posted a message appreciating the film on Twitter,” he added.
“Like Mr. Sood, I hope the youth of the country help each other in times of need. We are all brothers and sisters and should be able to look to one another in times of need,” he added.