15 December 2017. “Party”, a star studded, big budget Tamil comedy movie, shot entirely in Fiji, released its much anticipated trailer to a world-wide audience. The trailer was viewed more than one million times within 24 hours of its release, building huge anticipation to the upcoming movie which will be released around the world.
Top South Indian Director, Venkat Prabhu directed the film over a marathon 58 days around Suva and the western parts of Fiji. The 12 lead cast was headlined by “Baahubali” stars, Sathyraj and Ramya Krishnan. Other major Indian actors were Nasser, Jai, Regina Casandra, Sanchita Shetty, Nivetha Pethuraj, Kayal Chandran, Jayaram, Premgi Amaren, Mirchi Shiva, Sampathraj and Shaam. The movie has action scenes and lots of fun and frolic.
Fiji audience will recognize some of the landmark locations used in the movie from Apted Park in Suva Point through Suva City to Lautoka, Nadi and the Mamanuca Islands.
Around 600 local extras were used in the making of the film and lavish sets were dressed to resemble scenes of the night of New Years eve.
Film Fiji CEO, Mr Dallas Foon, said “It was exciting to have a large budget Indian movie here this year. The South Indian film industry produces around 1,000 films a year, four times more than the six major Hollywood studios combined. So to get one of its biggest film for the year shot in Fiji is a great achievement for Fiji. Audiences around the world will see the country beautifully presented in this film and it has been taunted in the Indian entertainment press as one of the most highly anticipated films in India for 2018.”
Party is produced by T. Siva under the Amma Creations banner and is due for release in January 2018 globally. You can see the trailer on You Tube at https://t.co/98nWmpyl4S.