Drona’ is shown dressed in ethnic attire designed by Anahita Oberoi and not the Superman cape. The gold threading in the attire signifies royalty and ‘Drona’ is all about the Royal family. We were personally expecting more from the
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Drona has been described as a Harry Potter meets Indiana Jones movie, but with an original story . Drona will display hundreds of top notch special
Abhishek has earlier worked with Goldie in ‘Bas Itna Sa Khawab Hai’ and the two are best of buddies hence, Abhishek contributes in a big way to the look and the attire. We hope this is just the first release and there is more to it as we really did not find anything superhero about this look.
Drona will be the first Hindi film to feature Abhishek alongside his mother Jaya Bachchan on-screen.
The film is directed by one of Abhishek’s childhood friends, Goldie Behl. Behl, who is married to Sonali Bendre [Images], made his directorial debut with Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai, starring Abhishek.
Drona also stars Priyanka Chopra [Images].
Drona – The official Bollywood website of the movie Drona, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Director Goldie Behl.
Inset: Abhishek poses with reader Parul Shah’s aunt Vandana, uncle Vijay Singh [Images], and their daughter Isha.
Before Drona, Bollywood’s most expensive villains were Shakaal from the 1980 film Shaan and Mogambo from Mr India, which was a hit in 1987. They were also expensive villains due to their unique look and the set-up of their respective dens.
Drona, set for an October 2 release, narrates the story of a man who is forced to face his fears and become the hero he was born to become to protect the universe and mankind. Abhishek Bachchan essays the lead role and Priyanka Chopra also shares screen space with him.
Kay Kay or Ritz’s den was created in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic and one of the most expensive cities in the world. A huge castle was hired there to make it the empire of the villain.
Top-notch special effects have been used in the film to make the look extraordinary. The exteriors of the castle have references to the popular Bikaner Fort that have been recreated with the help of special effects.
The interiors of the castle are in the shape of a well and the look was recreated in Mumbai’s Film City with the help of 100 workers for over two weeks.
Also, 200 people were hired to play Ritz’s troops and they shot for two months in Prague.