In the mystical realm of Indian cinema, a captivating tale is unfolding – a fantastical narrative known as Genie. Picture this: a visionary director, Bhuvanesh Arjunan, takes the helm for the very first time, crafting a story that transcends reality. Behind the scenes, the magic is brought to life by the seasoned producer, Ishari K. Ganesh, infusing vitality into every frame.
The spotlight falls on the talented Jayam Ravi, stepping into a role that promises to be a journey into the extraordinary. Alongside him is the enchanting Krithi Shetty, adding her touch of brilliance to the unfolding saga. But that’s not all – the luminous presence of Kalyani Priyadarshan and Wamiqa Gabbi, coupled with the seasoned grace of Devayani, completes this stellar cast.
As the camera rolls, the canvas of fantasy comes to life. Imagine a grand set, rising in a film city in Chennai, echoing with the whispers of a tale yet to be told. Principal photography kicks off on a date etched in the annals of cinematic history – July 5, 2023. The set, a world unto itself, becomes a stage for a three-week spectacle, each day unveiling a new layer of this mesmerizing story.
And then, there’s the maestro himself – A. R. Rahman, the virtuoso of melodies, weaving the musical tapestry that will linger in the hearts of audiences. This marks his maiden collaboration with Bhuvanesh and a third rendezvous with Jayam Ravi after their previous musical journeys in Ponniyin Selvan: I (2022) and Ponniyin Selvan: II (2023).
In the air, there’s a palpable sense of anticipation. A budget of ₹100 crore sets the stage for a visual spectacle, promising to transport audiences into a realm where dreams and reality intertwine. Genie, with its promising ensemble cast, mesmerizing set, and Rahman’s musical alchemy, is poised to be more than just a movie – it’s an enchanting experience waiting to unfold on the silver screen. Stay tuned for the magic that awaits, as Genie takes flight into the realms of fantasy and beyond.