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Posts tagged “Film-set

Putting On A Show: It’s Over

After less than three weeks film-sets stand deserted.
It’s a wrap..
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Putting On A Show: Waiting For The Call

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(A clip worth playing, if only to hear the eccentric pronunciation of Richard Attenborough’s surname!)
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Putting On A Show: Marigold Moments

Morning sees fresh garlands of marigolds draped on the film-set.

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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Putting On A Show: Night And Day

Darkness falls.
But shooting is now seriously behind schedule.
The film-set cannot sleep.
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Putting On A Show: Back In Business

The injunction has been lifted.
Dileep and his dancing waiters hold red trays aloft, as they mark their steps to music from the wings.
The show is back in town!
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


A Sudden Silence

The film-set falls silent.
The crew, the actors and the excitement disappear.
It seems one disgruntled member of the community has applied for a legal injunction to halt all movie proceedings.

The filming disrupted his life.

The rest of us are in shocked mourning.
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Putting On A Show: Dressed For The Part

Assembling the cast…
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin