June 7, 2013 07:12:28 PM IST By Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham Editorial
While all eyes are on how Anubhav Sinha brings Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla together for GULAB GANG, there is another film of his which is now being readied for release. Started and finished in a quick time, his WARNING is a horror-thriller affair which is all set to hit the screens.
"There would be a series of films though which would release under the tag of WARNING," informs a source, "Anubhav was inspired by the 'Survival' franchise which has been a huge success on the television circuit. It in fact ran for over 40 years with nearly 1000 shows. Its USP was the fact that the entire shoot took place on Live locations in different parts of the world that were completely unexplored. Anubhav took a cue from this idea and made his own horror affair with absolute newcomers."
'WARNING has been shot extensively in Fiji and after working with Shahrukh Khan in RA.ONE, Anubhav has gone ahead with yet another concept driven film, albeit on a smaller scale.
"It isn't about being smaller or bigger in scale; it is about being viable. As I turn producer, I am only interested in viable films at this point in time. If I am making a film for Rs. 5, I should be having a ready buyer for Rs. 6. As a producer, I am not in a stage to make non-viable film," confesses Anubhav. To aid the viability factor, Anubhav has Eros as his co-producers who are bringing the film this September. As for being inspired by 'Survival', Anubhav responds in affirmative.
"I have always been very fascinated with the 'Survival' series. A lot of stuff used to play in my head when I saw that series. If something excites you and confirms to your belief then you should go for it. At times there are creative reasons to do the film and sometimes there are financial reasons. As long as they do not conflict with your creative instincts, it all works well. 'WARNING is one such outcome of that," says Anubhav.