Hollywood possibly not a great force this year at San Diego Comic-Con, however It definitely is India. In a year in which most major American studios forced to skip the convention without actors appearing on panels or writers writing upcoming films, Indian production company Vyjayanthi Movies stepped in and chose the convention as the venue to pitch their upcoming mega sci-fi movie blockbusters.
This blockbuster was only known as “Project K” until Comic-Con. Billboards asking “What is Project K?” Ccould be seen around San Diego. Fans wearing “What is Project K?” shirts were seen walking around the convention center. And then finally, on a plaque in Hall H, it was revealed. “Project K” Is Kalki 2989-n. Chra new sci-fi film from director Nag Ashwin starring some of the biggest names in Indian cinema Prabhas, Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Kamal Haasan and Disha Patani. Here’s the teaser:
Which looks like a lot of fun even if you don’t know these very famous actors. And the team behind the film knows that. After the global success of films like RRRthe producers of the film realized that films in the order of Kalki 2989-n. Chr are no longer just for the audience in India. Is there worldwide Crossover appeal and being touted as one of the first Indian films of this magnitude to fully embrace sci-fi At this level, they felt that there weren’t anyWhere better to show it off to the world than at San Diego Comic-Con?
And guess what? It worked. consider Kalki 2989-n. Chr officially on our radar, even if the people involved were very, very secretive about plot details. Or maybe it was just the men in black armor walking around Hall H that scared them.
The film is slated to hit theaters next year.
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