Chetan Desai to convert comic series into live action film

MUMBAI: Chetan Desai, known for his 3D animation film Ramayana: The Epic, produced by Maya Entertainment, has now joined hands with the Vimanika comics team to convert their comic series The Sixth: Legend of Karna into a live action movie.

The film is the story of a successful businessman, who is forced to go to India to unravel the mysteries that have been haunting him since his childhood days.

The film will be digitally shot with the latest technology that has been used in the recent Hollywood films like Social Network and Pirates of the Caribbean-On Stranger Tides.

"This film has substantial amount of visual effects and chroma keying work. Sixty per cent of the film will be shot with chroma screen and the film will retain the flavour of the comic book artwork look. It will almost be like the characters from the book have come alive on screen,” Desai said in a press statement.

Desai believes that through this creative and artistic engagement with Vimanika Comics, a story inspired for many years will bring in a new format of filmmaking in India.

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