As the caravan of the forthcoming justice talkie named’ Bandon Mein Tha Dum’ is unveiled, its creator and filmmaker Neeraj Pandey explained why rather of making a film, he decided for an anon-fiction format to capture India’s major palm in the 2020- 21 Border Gavaskar jewel against Australia.
Neeraj is formerly known for delivering a commercially successful film like’M.S. Dhoni is grounded on the life trip of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
During the commerce with media, Neeraj was asked why he decided to make a talkie rather of a film.
In answer to the question, Neeraj said to IANS,” I suppose it would have been wrong to recreate the phenomenon that has happed in the reality. The whole series of four Test matches was a huge sporting event of our recent time. I could not have done any justice by recreating it on-screen. My focus was to validate the donation of all the 20 players throughout the event in an honest manner. So talkie was the stylish format for me to do that, not a film.”
While the director participated in the process of weaving the story of the test series was relatively an elaborate one, Neeraj mentioned,” We had the entire footage of every single inning and watching them ball by ball and what to keep, what to edit out was a different position of concession in mind.”
” Indeed though we weren’t fastening on dressing room footage, we captured everything that the players were going through emotionally and physically. As they said that’ everything was going against us’. also comes how to partake the story in a liar manner.”
He further added,” That’s when we decided to bring the captains of both the platoon, India and Australia. While everyone allowed
India is out of the game, our players were celebrating a drawn match! That was a shaft of stopgap! ultimately, when we sat for interviews with the players for our docu-series and redefined the whole experience, the process felt nearly healing for them.”
The four-part docu-series features all the crucial players of the series including Mohammed Siraj, Ravichandran Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajikkya Rahane, and Hanuma Vihari among others alongside Australian captain Tim Paine.
Though the history of Indian justice says how India is one of the justice brigades who always bounced back and won glories and created a history that includes winning the World Cup of 1983, Neeraj refocused on why this story was extraordinary by all means.
He said,” You know, further than frequently it happens that we say how the youngish generation of cricketers are getting it easy than that of the former generation. openings are more these days perhaps, but ultimately, this was a fairly youthful platoon, that went through all the low points in the event and eventually won the series! It’s a mind-blowing story!”
” They were fighting against the Australian platoon, in their country. they were doing the most insolvable thing that one can suppose of! So for us, those exchanges were inconceivable and I’m sure it’ll be the same for every justice nut out there,” Neeraj inked off.
The docu- series’ Bandon Mein Tha Dum’ will be released on Voot Select on June 16.