By Devansh Patel, Bollywood Hungama News Network
You would actually pinch yourself when you see both Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan on the sets together. But your dream soon becomes a reality when the director says 'Cut'. A series of stunning performances headed RGV's Sarkar and Sarkar Raj, and now Ramu brings together the best element he had crafted in these two films - Amitabh Bachchan. It's like achieving nirvana when you see the lethal combo back again, especially during the making of a film because it's exactly that moment when you come to know the making of a genius.
My day started off a day before I visited the sets of RGV's Rann. A text message sent to the director reads - 'Hi Ramu, Have you started your Rann shoot again with Mr Bachchan? I'd like to visit the set'. A prompt reply from RGV says - 'Ya sure. Just let me know when you want to come'. And that's when my poetic instincts, according to RGV, came into act. I reply him back - 'It'll be worth a watch to see the inventor meet the creator, to see the rebel meet the perfectionist and to see the master meet the Sarkar.' Having known Ramu for quite sometime now, I knew he would throw the ball in my court, and how! His text says - 'Now stop being a poet. B is shooting with me tomorrow.'
But the question is 'Where'. I call the writer of Rann, Rohit Banawilker for details. 'Madh Island' was the answer. After a gruelling hour and a half I finally reached the destination. 'Viva Bunglows' was where the mighty star cast was present. Amitabh Bachchan in a dapper looking dark blue striped suit, Simone Singh draped in an off white kurta pyjama, Sudeep wrapped up in a shirt and jacket, Neetu Chandra covered from top to bottom in a peach coloured dress and Nina Kulkarni who plays Big B's wife in a beautiful saree.
Rann The contemporary look of the bungalow might take you by surprise because RGV has finally moved away from the chawls and the theek thaak looking gharana. All shared a strong camaraderie with Ramu. In the three hours I spent on the sets, two scenes were shot. In a day though, more than five scenes were