Anjaly Menon reveals her DoP was asked to leave the arena
In the interview, Anjaly Menon revealed that they traveled to Pune, and had taken the required permissions to film the race. She also revealed that they had spoken to the National Champion at that point of time, Aravind KP, to film him as Dulquer Salmaan’s character for the specific sequence. Anjali further added that Aravind was scheduled to have two races that day, and lost the first one. The filmmaker also revealed that her DoP, Sameer Thahir, got carried away with the filming, and was asked to leave the premises for stepping onto the tracks, and that the remaining members of the camera team had to take over from there. She mentioned that the racer won his second race, giving them a footage each of him winning as well as losing. She said that the two footage were edited together to create the dramatic flair needed for the sequence. The Koode helmer also added that the art direction team created a brilliant job of recreating the racing outfits, which were used to film shots that were to be used prior to the climax sequence.
More about Bangalore Days
Bangalore Days was Anjali Menon’s second feature film, and featured an ensemble cast including Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Isha Talwar, Nithya Menen and many more. Bangalore Days was bankrolled by Anwar Rasheed and Sophia Paul under the banners of Anwar Rasheed Entertainments and Weekend Blockbusters respectively. Additionally, the music for the film was composed by Gopi Sundar, while Sameer Thahir cranked the camera for the film. The film was edited by Praveen Prabhakar, known for films like Kannur Squad and Trance. ALSO READ: When Rashmika Mandanna revealed she wants to work with THIS actor to learn