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Nag Ashwin's 'Kalki 2898 AD' Draws from Hollywood, Not Harry Potter

Nag Ashwin’s latest movie, ‘Kalki 2898 AD,’ has impressed audiences worldwide by blending ancient stories with futuristic technology. Released to great reviews and strong ticket sales, the film stands out for its imaginative storytelling and impressive visuals. The movie is set in a future where ancient wisdom mixes with advanced gadgets, creating a world that […]

Nag Ashwin's 'Kalki 2898 AD' Blends Ancient Wisdom with Future Tech
Nag Ashwin's 'Kalki 2898 AD' Blends Ancient Wisdom with Future Tech

Nag Ashwin’s latest movie, ‘Kalki 2898 AD,’ has impressed audiences worldwide by blending ancient stories with futuristic technology. Released to great reviews and strong ticket sales, the film stands out for its imaginative storytelling and impressive visuals.

The movie is set in a future where ancient wisdom mixes with advanced gadgets, creating a world that feels both familiar and fantastical. Nag Ashwin drew inspiration from popular Hollywood movies like ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Star Wars,’ which influenced the film’s look and storyline. Despite initial comparisons to Harry Potter, Ashwin clarified that his main influences were these big Hollywood hits.

The cast, including stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan, delivers powerful performances. Kamal Haasan, playing Supreme Yaskin, has received praise for bringing depth and emotion to his role, inspired by ancient monks and literary figures rather than typical fantasy characters.

‘Kalki 2898 AD’ has also been a box office hit, earning over ₹800 crore globally and ₹500 crore in India alone. With a budget reportedly around ₹600 crore, the film sets a new standard in Indian cinema for its production values and audience appeal.

Nag Ashwin’s direction shines in ‘Kalki 2898 AD,’ showcasing his ability to blend ancient stories with modern filmmaking techniques. The movie not only entertains but also makes viewers think about themes like technology’s impact, human resilience, and the enduring appeal of ancient wisdom.

‘Kalki 2898 AD’ is a testament to Nag Ashwin’s creative talent and the changing face of Indian cinema. As audiences continue to enjoy its beauty and depth, the film establishes itself as a groundbreaking work that pushes boundaries and promises a future where imagination meets innovation on screen.

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