Makers of 3G sought permission to shoot from Fiji village elders
Not your run-of-the-mill route to seeking permission to shoot at the picturesque Fiji Islands, the makers of Eros International & NextGen Films’ horror 3G ,had to cajole the local village elders for over 7 hours and even shared the signature Fijian drink “Kava” with them before they received blessings from the village chief to shoot.
Confirming the news says producer Viki Rajani, “Yes, we had to chat with the local elders for several hours after which a drink was offered to us. Only after that we got permission to shoot. Apart from the backdrop that the island lent us,we also got the opportunity to experience the local culture”.
Adds director Shantanu, “While shooting in Fiji we ensured that all due permissions were taken well in advance. We personally spoke to the heads and explained the details of the shoot, we wanted to take the correct route of going about the permissions and chatted with them till they were convinced”
Produced by Next Gen Films and Presented by Eros International , the psychological thriller starring Neil Nitin Mukesh and Sonal Chauhan is scheduled to release 15thMarch 2013.