By Joginder Tuteja, Bollywood Hungama News Network
Name Joydeep Sarkar is a relatively new entrant to the world of Bollywood. And though the story writer has a Shaurya to his credit early this year, the young 20 something lad is looking at Drona being his calling card to the big league. With the responsibility of screenplay as well as dialogue writing coming to him, Joydeep is anxiously looking forward to what Drona has in store for his extended innings in Bollywood. Over to Joydeep who gets talking to Joginder Tuteja about the work he has done in Drona which releases tomorrow all over:
The setting of Drona
Drona is definitely an amalgamation of various worlds. However, the soul of the film is very Indian. It begins in a world which is far-far away. It is completely a story book world where houses are painted in pink, blue, purple and green colors. Almost a fairy tale setting, Drona moves from the world of 'Amar Chitra Katha' to another where 'Arabian Nights' meets Indiana Jones and The Lord Of The Rings. Then there is this elaborate train sequence that would remind you of the action-adventure films. However, yet again I would re-emphasize that the overall essence stays on to be Indian.
The feel of Drona
'Since, in Drona, we were bringing the world of a story book to life, everything about the film had to make you feel that you were in the pages of a fairytale. And that was the starting point for me - to start writing the dialogues for the characters in Drona. The way they spoke, addressed each other, expressed their love, anger, despair - everything had to be in sync with the world of a fantasy comic book. As I was writing, I would often wonder - 'If the characters of 'Amar Chitra Katha' came to life, what would they sound like'.
The language of Drona
In Drona, you will find that all the characters have distinct dialects. Whether it is the colorful 'Noddy town' like world in the beginning, where the language is more innocent and endearing o