Action, Adventure, Drama
600 million INR
| 2.2/10 |
October 2, 2008 (India)
| 2 October 2008 (2008-10-02)|
Goldie Behl, Rohini Killough (screenplay), Vaibhav Modi (lyrics), Jaydeep Sarkar (screenplay)
Drona is a 2008 Bollywood fantasy adventure superhero film directed by Goldie Behl, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Kay Kay Menon and Jaya Bachchan. Drona's special effects shots were worked on by EyeQube headed by Charles Darby and David Bush. The movie features Indian martial arts such as Kalaripayattu, Chhau, Gatka, and sword fighting. It was filmed in Prague, Bikaner, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Namibia. The trailer was attached to Vipul Shah's Singh is Kinng (2008) and Raghav Khattar's Marathi film Vishavnath (2008).
Made on a budget of 45 crores the film earned less than 15 crores and was a disaster at the box office.
Abhishek Bachchan as Aditya (Drona)Priyanka Chopra as SoniaKay Kay Menon as Riz RaizadaJaya Bachchan as Queen JayantiAli Haji as Young DronaConan Stevens as Demon Distributor: Eros InternationalProduction House: Rose MoviesDirector: Goldie BehlScreenplay: Goldie Behl, Jaydeep SarkarCinematography: Sameer AryaAssistant Cinematography: Vineet MalhotraDirector Action: Tom DelmarEditing: Shyam K. SalgonkarMusic Director: Dhruv GhanekarCostume Design: Anaita ShroffSpecial Effects Design: David BushDigital Intermediate Supervision: Steve Shaw, Digital PraxisThe Making Of Drona: Nazar Abbas Fahrenheit Films
The movie features Indian martial arts
such as Kalaripayattu, Chhau, Gatka, and sword fighting.
The movie was produced with budget over ₹45 crore (US$7.0 million) on special effets with a VFX experts of 60 working on the movie for over 6 months. Mainly the team has been collaborating with EyeQube Studios with Eros to achieve the perfect quality effects. Crew contained 250 visual effects artists animators designers painters matters and developers.
Sukanya Verma of Rediff gave the movie 2.5 stars and mentioned, "Considering its fantastical theme, Drona is officially escapist and hence isn't obligated to broadcast logic beyond conveying 'good wins over evil' and 'conquer your fear by facing it' message."
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