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Neil's nostalgic moment on set of 'Bypass Road'

IANS  |  Mumbai 

got nostalgic about his debut film "Gaddaar" while shooting for a sequence of his upcoming thriller "Bypass Road".

The sequence, shot last week, took him back to a Juhu bungalow in where the had shot for Sriram Raghavan's "Gaddaar", which released in 2007.

"It was walking down memory lane for me during the shooting of 'Bypass Road'. I had shot in for my debut film 'Gaddaar' but since it was almost 12 years ago, I didn't recognise the bungalow from the pictures. I was totally surprised when I found out and it brought back so many memories," Neil said in a statement.

He essays the role of a paraplegic in "Bypass Road", which marks the directorial debut of his younger brother Naman Neil has turned a with the film.

"Naman was a child back then and used to visit me on the set and now he is in charge of the set. I am sure Sriram will be thrilled to hear about this since he is someone both Naman and I look upto as an inspiration," he added.

Neil continued: "I also wielded the camera for a scene in the sequence. I have operated the camera before, but not for Naman's film so that was a welcome change. It was a three-camera set-up so while the cinematographer and his had taken over two of them, and the was managing another part of the sequence, I took over the third camera."

It also stars Adah Sharma, and The film is a thriller drama, which is jointly produced by NNM and of MIRAJ.

Opening up about the location, Naman said: "It's an action sequence involving a chase and we had a couple of locations in mind, when the production team brought pictures of this Juhu property. In fact both the scenes in 'Johnny Gaddaar' and 'Bypass Road' are the pre-interval scenes at the very same location."



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 13:50 IST