'Ved, the Visionary': A non-feature film that took 12 years to make!

 

by IANS | Sun, Nov 21, 2021, 07:33 PM

Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) 'Ved, The Visionary', which opened the Non-Feature Film category of the Indian Panorama section at the 52nd edition of the IFFI, took an incredibly 12 long years to complete, its director Rajeev Prakash has said.

Participating in a press conference, director Rajeev Prakash said, "Ved, The Visionary is a film on my father, whose career started in 1939 and went on till 1975."

"All the important events that took place both pre- and post-Independence were covered by him when he was working and representing India for the British Paramount News in England," the director said and pointed out that there were various aspects of the different coverages which have been incorporated into this film.

Seeking to highlight one particular event that his father had covered, he said, "It is the coverage of Mahatma Gandhi's funeral, which was nominated for the Bafta Awards in 1949."

"It took a long journey of 12 years to complete this film, which is close to my heart," the director said and added that it was now a dream that had come true, especially coming on the platform of the Indian Panorama 2021.

"I feel proud to be an Indian to do a film for a person, who was an Indian, and was capturing history off newsreel and providing it the world over," the director said.

Latest Cinema Updates
Balakrishna's Akhanda- Roaring Blockbuster Hit Sat, Dec 04, 2021, 11:25 AM
Pooja Hegde wraps Dubbing for Prerna- Radhe Shyam Sat, Dec 04, 2021, 11:16 AM
Meet the 'Lakshya' Team at Sarath City Mall, Hyderabad Sat, Dec 04, 2021, 11:03 AM
Update on Lyrical Video song from 'Bangarraju' Sat, Dec 04, 2021, 10:56 AM
Listen to the essence of Bheemla Nayak 'Adavi Thalli Maata' Sat, Dec 04, 2021, 10:49 AM
'Reacher' starring Alan Ritchson to start streaming from Feb 4, 2022 Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:22 PM
Sunny Pancholi says he left 'Balika Vadhu 2' for he couldn't play a father Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:20 PM
'Bigg Boss 15': Buzz builds up about Shehnaaz Gill's entry into the house Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:19 PM
Vicky-Katrina wedding: Event-related stickers must on vehicles Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:17 PM
120 bigwigs expected for Katrina-Vicky Kaushal's wedding Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:15 PM
Wamiqa Gabbi: Looking forward to doing one Punjabi film a year Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:14 PM
Neeraj Chopra compares dancers with athletes on 'Dance + Season 6' Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:13 PM
IANS Review: 'Tadap': And the fault lies in Ahan Shetty's stars Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:11 PM
Sara Ali Khan pens heartfelt note for Rohit Shetty, Aanand L Rai Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:10 PM
Hitesh Bharadwaj, Akshita Mudgal open up on their roles in 'Iss Mod Se Jaate Hain' Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:08 PM
Actor Siddharth: Stop persecuting the film industry Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:07 PM
Travis Scott hires Donald Trump's lawyer to fight billions worth of Astroworld lawsuits Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:06 PM
Contestants undergo tough tasks in 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' to win 'Ticket To Finale' Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:05 PM
Looking beyond 'Major', Telugu actor Adivi Sesh eyes Bollywood projects Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:04 PM
Asha Bhosle calls 'India's Best Dancer 2' contestant 'Chhoti Helen' Fri, Dec 03, 2021, 10:02 PM