Sanjay Gupta to direct Mallya’s IPL ad filmMarch 17th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) After winning the franchise for Banglaore team - Royal Challengers - in the Indian Premier League (IPL), industrialist Vijay Mallya has joined hands with Rediff.com and Bollywood producer-director Sanjay Gupta to create an ad film for his team. Featuring Rahul Dravid, Zahir Khan and Virat Kohli, the ad will have eye-popping visuals aimed at bringing the team in spotlight.
While Sanjay will direct, Allan Amin, who shot to fame with “Dhoom”, has been officially appointed as the action director for the ad.
Virat, who shot for an ad for the first time, said: “It has been exciting to do this shoot with Sanjay Gupta for Royal Challengers and hope it comes out really well.”
Rahul Dravid, a veteran of many media blitz, said: “It has been hectic. I really enjoyed the pace at which you guys work. Had fun shooting.”
Known for his expensive tastes, Mallya is making every effort to ensure the ad is as unique as possible. The businessman has also allotted a whopping amount for the ad.
“Nice to get to know the players. Friendly vibes with the production team,” said Zahir.
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