Thums Up ad left Mahesh Babu exhausted but energised

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SUBHASH K JHA
Published Dec 1, 2018, 3:05 am IST
Updated Dec 1, 2018, 3:05 am IST
The superstar, who stars in the miniature epic, is seen dodging bullets, jumping down cliffs and plunging down a waterfall.
Mahesh Babu
 Mahesh Babu

The new Thums Up ad featuring Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is not just a treat for his fans, it is also a full-on adventure story. The superstar, who stars in the miniature epic, is seen dodging bullets, jumping down cliffs and plunging down a waterfall.

The ad left him exhausted but energized, the soft spoken superstar says. Shooting for it was a challenge and an adventure. “We shot it in Kuala Lumpur in some really tough locations where there was only jungle and no place to take a breather, let alone chill. We shot the film with high-action stunts. It was like a shooting full-fledged action film,” the actor reveals.

 

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The ad has been directed by Navzar Irani and Mahesh Babu says he hasn’t had so much fun shooting action in a long time. “All the action was shot in natural light. No filters were used. We wanted to capture the raw rugged mood of the jungle, and I think we succeeded in that,” he believes.

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