Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma announced on Monday that his first international project titled Nuclear, will be made at the whopping budget of Rs 340 crores.
The 54-year-old director shared details about his maiden international film on Twitter:
"Yes it's going to be much costlier than the most expensive film ever made in India and the reason for that is because the subject matter truly demands that it is filmed on a scale never before seen," Mr Varma said in a note shared on the film's website.
The film deals with a subject of terrorism and will explore the consequences the world will face if nuclear power gets into the wrong hands.
"...The echoes of the nuclear bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are still reverberating in the world's ears 70 years after they exploded making it impossible for the world to forget the terror they unleashed. The only thing which can be more terrifying than that is, if that explosion happens now in our times...It's obvious that an actual nuclear explosion in a big city like Mumbai can easily trigger World War III and thus end the world," he added.
The project will be shot in the USA, China, Russia and India and will have a cast of American, Chinese, Russian, British, Yemenis and Indian actors.
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