Kamasutra 3D

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Kamasutra 3D
Kamasutra 3D official poster 2.jpg
Directed by Rupesh Paul
Produced by George John
Sagar Thacker
Written by Rupesh Paul
Starring Andria D'Souza
Milind Gunaji
Makarand Deshpande
Sushmita Mukherjee
Music by Saachin
Sreejith
Muhammad Ali (Background score)
Cinematography Sapan Narula (2D)
Ratheesh KG (3D)
Edited by Ajay Devlokha
Production
company
Release date
  • 2013 (2013) (Cannes Film Festival)
Country India
Language English

Kamasutra 3D is a 2013 Indian English-language 3D erotic drama film written and directed by Rupesh Paul and starring Milind Gunaji.[1] At the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, the film was screened for the Cannes delegates.[2][3] Sherlyn Chopra was initially cast in the lead and starred in the 2013 trailer, but in August 2016 told media that she wasn't involved with the project anymore.[4]

Kamasutra 3D was in the contention list of the 86th Academy Awards of 2013, with selection in the three categories – Best Motion Picture, Original Score and Original Song. The results were announced on 16 December 2013 by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on its official website.[5][6][7][8]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

Kamasutra 3D is produced under the house of Rupesh Paul Productions Limited and presented by G J Entertainments. The story has been written by the director. The film is co-produced and designed by Sohan Roy, and Dr George John is the executive producer.[9]

The film was announced at Cannes Film Festival 2012, by Rupesh Paul- the director of the film, after the premiere of his movie, Saint Dracula 3D, at the festival.[10] The first look of Kamasutra 3D, was unveiled at NFDC's film bazaar on 22 November 2012 which was held on the sidelines of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2012 in Goa.[11] The Kamasutra 3D – Photo Shoot Video with Sherlyn Chopra was revealed on 19 January 2013.[12]

Rupesh Paul said:"3D appears the best format to portray classic erotica, but it was hardly experimented till recently. It had remained as a tool to give the biggest jolt in horror movies. Nobody predicted that the Chinese stereoscopic porn would be a major hit. In fact, it out grossed 3D film Avatar. In the film, we are trying to give an extra dimension to the sexual positions described in the ancient treatise on the art of love."[citation needed] Later in June 2016 he went against this and stated: "My film was mistaken as an erotica but it is a war film." [13]

After actress Sherlyn Chopra stated in August 2016 not to be related with the movie, there has been no information about replacement.[14]

Soundtrack[edit]

Kamasutra 3D is the only Indian film with five songs to be selected in the Original Song contention category for the 86th Academy Awards. The songs include – Aygiri Nandini, Saawariya, I Felt, Of Soil and Har Har Mahadeva – composed by Chennai based music directors, Saachin & Sreejith while its lyrics were written by Rupesh Paul and Pratyush Prakash.[15][16][17][18]

Cast[edit]

Nassar

Controversy[edit]

The director Rupesh Paul decided to replace Sherlyn Chopra, after Chopra uploaded a video clip of the photo shoot of the film on her YouTube channel without seeking his permission. He decided to replace her with Eva Longoria or Mila Kunis.[20] Chopra later apologised to him in writing, stating that she would not say or write anything about the film without the consent of the producers.[21]

On 9 February 2014, Paul filed a lawsuit against Chopra for defamation, alleging that the actress had abused him on the social networking service Twitter.[22] On 22 February Paul filed another complaint against Chopra, seeking anticipatory bail.[23]

By March 2014, however, both parties dropped the lawsuits, publicly stating that they had decided to move on from the misunderstanding.[24]

In June 2016 Chopra after being asked about the movie after a long period of silence, told the media that she wasn't involved with movie. Stating that it was 'not her film' and wishing the team well. [25]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra's KAMASUTRA 3D n Oscars 2014". Glamsham. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "India @ Cannes 'Kamasutra 3D' Unwraps The Book of Kamasutra for all delegates with a bang". www.indiaglitz.com. 21 May 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kamasutra 3D second official trailer . .. Voluptuous arrival soon". www.pardaphash.com. 21 May 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Kamasutra 3D is not my film: Sherlyn Chopra". Hindustan Times. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Kamasutra 3D still in the Oscar race – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra's Kamasutra 3D our only hope at Oscars : Bollywood, News – India Today". Indiatoday.intoday.in. 26 December 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra's Kamasutra 3D is in contention for Oscars". Hindustan Times. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "'Kamasutra 3D' among 75 songs vying for Original Song Oscar". Indian Express. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kamasutra 3D producer Sohan Roy, Dr. George John honoured". Pardaphash.com. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  10. ^ "RUPESH PAUL GOING TO DIRECT KAMASUTRA 3D". Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra in Kamasra 3D: first look unveiled at Goa film bazaar". Hindustan Times. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  12. ^ "Kamasutra 3D Official Trailer: Release dates May 2014". Atbollywood.com. 27 November 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  13. ^ Bhatnagar, Rohit (25 June 2016). "After 3 years, Kamasutra 3D to finally see the light of day author". The Asian Age. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  14. ^ "Kamasutra 3D is not my film: Sherlyn Chopra". Hindustan Times. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  15. ^ Whipp, Glenn (16 December 2013). "Song Oscar contenders: Taylor Swift, U2 and ... 'Kamasutra 3D'?". latimes.com. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  16. ^ "Music to ears: Kamasutra 3D in Oscar contention list – Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
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  18. ^ "Never expected to be considered for Oscars – The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 26 December 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  19. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra tweets: Just got to know that Makarand Deshpande has been signed for a key role in Kamasutra 3D..". In.tweetwood.com. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  20. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra out of Kamasutra 3D?". Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  21. ^ "Sherlyn Chopra back in Kamasutra 3D?". Hindustan Times. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  22. ^ "'Kamasutra 3D' director files defamation case against Sherlyn Chopra". Times of India. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  23. ^ "Rupesh surprised by Sherlyn's complaint; seeks anticipatory bail". The Times of India. 22 February 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  24. ^ "Rupesh Paul and Sherlyn Chopra forget differences". The Times of India. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  25. ^ "Kamasutra 3D is not my film: Sherlyn Chopra". Hindustan Times. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 

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