‘Vellapanti’ Becomes the First Film to Wrap-up its Shoot Amidst Pandemic
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Vellapanti revolves around the lives of four childhood friends and how recession hits them hard. In the film one of the guy is well settled in his life. Rest three are still struggling to fulfil their dreams. This movie is a roller coaster ride about their struggle to get success in their lives. It’s a comedy flick with a slice of life entertainer. The story is quite relatable as it showcases real life struggles of common people.
Talking about completing the last schedule, the producer and the director of the film Rajat Bakshi said, “The last schedule of the film is finally shot and we now move into the post production stage. We were supposed to shoot the second schedule in Goa but due to Pandemic it wasn’t possible hence we shifted to the next best possible place which is Chandigarh. Yes, the rules were strict and it was difficult to shoot, but all is well that ends well.“
Actor Ansh Bagri, who has returned to his West Delhi home after the shoot says, “Our food was cooked by the chefs at the resort, where the kitchen was sanitised regularly. The entire crew would wear masks and gloves throughout the day, only actors would take off their mask while shooting. We also had a doctor on our set, but thankfully he was not required.” The film stars Bhavin Bhanushali, Sidharth Sagar, Ansh Bagri and Chandan Bakshi in key roles. The other cast include Rajesh Sharma, Rahul Dev, Mukesh Tiwari, Shakti Kapoor, Neelu Kohli, Gurpreet Bhangu, Sumitra Pednekar, Rajesh Bakshi among others.