Exclusive: Scorpio Stabilized Arm’s First Time Usage in a Telugu Film


It is evident from the posters of Akhil Akkineni’s ‘Hello’ that the film will have very stylized and technically brilliant action sequences. We are bringing you the exclusive details of the technologically advanced equipment that is being used to capture the action sequences in ‘Hello’.

Hollywood action choreographer Bob Brown, who has previously worked for “Fast and Furious” series, is on board to design action sequences of ‘Hello’. Designing high octane stunts won’t help unless they are captured using advanced camera. Hence, makers of ‘Hello’ are using a Scorpio Stabilized Arm to shoot those chase and action sequences.

Mr. Nitin Rao, a renowned Mumbai based Cinematographer specialized in moving camera support systems and robotics, has been roped in specifically to handle the Scorpio Stabilized Arm, which facilitates in canning action and chase sequences more effectively. This phenomenal piece of equipment is usually used by Nitin Rao to shoot fancy car commercials and this is the first time this technology is being used in a Telugu Film.

For the unknown, Mr. Nitin Rao ( Get a Grip ) is a Telugu technician, the son of veteran DOP Kamalakar Rao. He is a celebrated technician based out of Mumbai. Nitin Rao’s filmography include Jagga Jasoos, Mubarakan, Judwaa 2, Jai Lava Kusa, Mersal etc.

Nagarjuna Akkineni, who is bankrolling ‘Hello’ on Annapurna studios banner, is leaving no stone unturned for his son’s second film. In addition to assembling the stellar cast and crew, he is splurging money on the production values to give the film a Hollywoodish look. The equipment is used in Annapurna studios in Hyderabad while filming the action sequences of ‘Hello’.

Here is how the Scorpio Stabilized Arm equipment looks like…

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