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Mumbai is the fifth character in my film,says Kiran Rao

Kiran Rao says her debut directorial venture 'Dhobi Ghat' portrays Mumbai in all its vibrance and complexity.

Written by Agencies | Mumbai |
December 1, 2010 9:19:29 am

Filmmaker Kiran Rao says her debut directorial venture ‘Dhobi Ghat’ portrays Mumbai in all its vibrance and complexity.

“Mumbai is the fifth character in my film. I shot the movie entirely on real locations,” Kiran said.

The film stars Aamir Khan,Prateik Babbar and two leading ladies who make their debut in the crowded back-alleys,skyscrapers under construction,pulsating Mohammed Ali Road markets,sea facing Worli Bungalow,spectacular Dhobi Ghat at Mahalaxmi,Chowpatty beach and Marine Drive in the pouring rain,she said.

“There were no sets…only a few lights,a 16 mm camera,my actors and crew,the Mumbai monsoon and me,” Kiran said.

The film produced by Aamir Khan releases in January.

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