Bhubaneswar:12/10/17:Nihar Ranjan Samal, a native of Jajpur in Odisha and an alumnus of Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), has worked as sound designer for ‘Padmavati’. Nihar, who won the National Award for his brilliant work in ‘Madras Cafe’ in 2013, had a 160-day tight schedule for ‘Padmavati’ at various locations in the country and now he exudes confidence and very pleased knowing that the film’s trailer is receiving good response.
He said the film has been shot in sync sound (used original sound from location instead of creating in studio) and it has its own challenges
“Sound designing for such type of films is really tough and at the same time, it’s quite a learning experience for a technician. I am glad that we have done justice to the script and vision of the director,” said the award-winning sound designer.
The star-studded film starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles is being directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is considered a task master in Bollywood. part from Padmavati, Nihar is currently working with Raj Kumar Hirani on Sanjay Dutt biopic which has Ranbir Kapoor as lead.
After this, he will start working for Shoojit Sircar in ‘October’ starring Varun Dhawan as protagonist.
Asked about any plans to do Odia films, he said as of now he is totally occupied and will fully concentrate on Bollywood projects.