Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered a military operation in Ukraine via a televised speech. Defending its military action, Russia said that “the current crisis around Ukraine is behind the actions of Ukraine itself” and that the Russian operation aims to protect the inhabitants of the eastern part of the country. country. Images and videos of the war happening everywhere have gone viral on the internet and left the world worried. A state of emergency was declared by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Meanwhile, the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian crisis will impact not only the population, but also the economy of the film industry. For those who don’t know, a number of Indian projects have also been filmed in Ukraine, which is considered the most popular location for film shoots.
Take a look at a few of them here:
Filming for SS Rajamouli’s highly anticipated ‘RRR’ movie starring Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn took place in Ukraine. The cast was in the country to complete filming for the latest program. The project for the unversed happens to be a fictionalized tale of Indian freedom fighters Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharama Raju as well as stars – Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, Shriya Saran and Olivia Morris.
The Tamil film directed by Rajath Ravishankar stars Karthi and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead. As many of the film’s scenes were shot in Ukraine, the romantic action-adventure was based on former Indian cricket captain and all-around star Kapil Dev.
3. 99 movies
99 Songs, written and produced by AR Rahman, was also another film shot in Ukraine. The creators said that a long program of 99 songs took place in Ukraine. It includes Ehan Bhat, Edilsy Vargas, Aditya Seal, Lisa Ray and Manisha Koirala.
A song “Roja Khadal” by Rajnikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson starrer 2.0 was shot in Ukraine apart from other scenic locations in the film.
Directed by Gopichand Malineni, the Telugu film released in 2017 features Sai Dharam Tej, Rakul Preet Singh and Jagapati Babu. Three songs from the film were shot in Kyiv, Lviv and Istanbul. While a number of beautiful places in Ukraine were shown during the film. Apparently, it is billed as the first Indian film to be shot in Ukraine.