Techniques

How Lord of the Rings used forced perspective shots with a moving camera

 

Techniques Used In movie ‘ZERO’ to show SRK as Dwarf

In movie ZERO there are cinematic techniques used to show SRK’s Dwarf, we got to see how Shah Rukh has gone totally out of the way to essay a role of a Dwarf. The movie also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in the pivotal role but Shah Rukh as a dwarf is a major highlight of the movie. But Shah Rukh Khan isn’t the first actor who’s going to play a Dwarf in the film.

  • Anupam Kher In Jaan-e-mann– Yes, the actor who is every inch perfect when it comes to acting played a dwarf in Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta starrer Jaan-e-mann. Let us tell you guy, that the actor had to walk, dance and eat on his knees for almost 40 days.

 

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  • Johnny Lever In Aashiq– Not for a full-fledged role but to add comic flour in Karisma Kapoor and Bobby Deol starrer Aashiq the king of comedy Jony lever was shown as dwarf.
  • Kamal Haasan In Appu Raja– he went to search for techniques in hollywood but at that time no such techniques available so that It is said that a pair of special shoes was prepared to be attached to the folded knees of Kamal Hasaan as the actor wanted his character Dwarf to look perfect on screen in his film Apoorva Sagodharargal aka Appu Raja.

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  • In many Hollywood movies Actors also play role of a Dwarf, Such as “The Hobbit”“The Lord of the Rings”, such movie where already actors play role of Dwarfbut in this movie “ZERO” first time some cinematographic techniques used that never used before.

In movie ZERO SRK used A Technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It will make SRK look shorter. The character “Bauaa” was looking short using “Forced Perspective Technique” in movie. Also when SRK in the shot, it taken twice, first where all normal cast available and other where Shahrukh Play Dwarf Play Some distance from original set after that merge that two scene with cinematographic techniques.

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