Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster to be shot on digital camera Alexa

MUMBAI: Director Tigmanshu Dhulia’s movie  Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster(SBG) will be  shot on Alexa, the latest digital camera from ARRI. Prime Focus will be providing Alexa to Dhulia. This will be the first Bollywood film to be shot on Alexa.

Dhulia said, “Ours is the first film being shot on Alexa and we are receiving fantastic results. We are shooting the film across virgin locations of Gujarat. Noted cinematographer Aseem Mishra who has worked for films like New York, Once upon a time in Mumbai, Paan Singh Tomar and Band Bajaa is shooting on Alexa for SBG.”

Produced by Brandsmith & Tigmanshu Dhulia Films, the film stars Jimmy Shergill, Randeep Hooda, Mahie Gill, Deepal Shaw, Vipin Sharma and Deepraj Rana in pivotal roles.

Cinematographer, Aseem Mishra said,” I personally tested the camera and thought that it was best suited for this film considering the locations. So far the results have been great and the camera has been behaving extremely well. The real time high definition monitoring and super 35 sensor compares well to 35 mm camera."

“I am elated at the results and look forward to a long term association with Prime Focus," said, Producer of the film Rahul Mittra.

Prime Focus Business Head EQR Niraj Sanghai says, “Prime Focus is committed to providing filmmakers with the latest kit and the best service possible. The addition of the ALEXA to our impressive range of kit is testament to our commitment to remain at the cutting edge of filmmaking technology. Alexa is extremely user-friendly and makes an ideal choice for the filmmakers.”