‘Ved, the Visionary’: A non-feature film that took 12 years to make! – Panaji News
Participating in a press convention, director Rajeev Prakash mentioned, “Ved, The Visionary is a film on my father, whose career started in 1939 and went on till 1975.”
“All the important events that took place both pre- and post-Independence were covered by him when he was working and representing India for the British Paramount News in England,” the director mentioned and identified that there have been numerous points of the completely different coverages which have been integrated into this film.
Seeking to spotlight one specific occasion that his father had lined, he mentioned, “It is the coverage of Mahatma Gandhi’s funeral, which was nominated for the Bafta Awards in 1949.”
“It took a long journey of 12 years to complete this film, which is close to my heart,” the director mentioned and added that it was now a dream that had come true, particularly approaching the platform of the Indian Panorama 2021.
“I feel proud to be an Indian to do a film for a person, who was an Indian, and was capturing history off newsreel and providing it the world over,” the director mentioned.