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Makers of Kedarnath use real footage of calamity to depict floods

December 6th, 2018 | by Manisha Surange
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Bollywood filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor’s directorial venture Kedarnath is set against the backdrop of the devastating 2013 Uttarakhand floods. The film has used real flood footage in the film.

The movie is starring Sushant Singh Rajput in a lead role and marks the debut of Sara Ali Khan.

The makers of the movie used footage of the destructive floods captured by the news media and the locals who witnessed the devastation first hand back in 2013. Filmmakers have blended visual effects with real footage to depict the sheer scale of destruction on screen. This is going to take viewers back to the severe calamity that took place in northern India.

The trailer and songs of Kedarnath have garnered positive response from fans.

The movie is about the story of a girl Mukku who is on a pilgrimage to the historic Kedarnath Temple in nestled in Uttarakhand’s mountains. She meets up and falls in love with a boy named Mansoor who also serves as her guide through the journey.

As they begin to be attracted to one another, they are faced with many obstacles, including familial disapproval and contrasting personal backgrounds. When the sudden rains come pouring down on Uttrakhand and floods devastate the region, the couple is forced to survive against the elements.

Produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Pragya Kapoor’s Guy In the Sky Pictures, Kedarnath is directed by Abhishek Kapoor. The movie will hit theatres on Friday, 7 December.

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