Idea strikes BALA in the middle of the night. Discusses it with me immediately. Story OK. lets make it. But now.. lets forget it for 2 more days....
Though tried to focus on studies... crazy visuals kept coming in.... come on... just one more day...
Post EXAM syndrome ... plus festive mood... everyone going home.. THE HOSTEL is going to turn into one haunted place in 24hrs.
fucked up story line with a suggestion of mine - gender change of principal character. slept....
went to watch KAANTE in the morning... "petti vannitilla!".... back to hostel. deadline : 10pm.
if( no script written by 10pm )
write a script based on O.Henry short story.
else exit abort fuck off!
though was desp and sad all the time. BALA and ME came up with the script by night!.
Visited Jaltson in the morning.
Long talk till noon. Talked a lot about the technical aspects... bla bla.. the sound.. the quality... etc.
( Tried all the time contacting NEENA, APARNA, PREETHI, this part of the story was entirely handled by Balz ).
Visited Camera MAN (NOON) discussed shoot. He gave an estimate. He didnt mention a word about the hidden costs that crept up later.
Called up RAM
" REPORT AT HOSTEL on 24th MORNING!"
Called up JOE
" YOU ARE OUR HERO!"
Aparna contacted and appointment fixed for 23rd evening.
Joe reports for duty at hostel .(morning).
Agrees to do the Hero ROLE.
Balz and Joe got to meet AJAY PRASAD.
Me and Bal met PRINCIPAL to get permission to shoot inside campus.
on 25th . (Thanks to MEENA KUMARI MADAM).
Met Aparna at her house. Big round of discussions.
She calls up YMCA. fixes corridor venue.
PREETHI says she can try to get the room looking like hospital room,
APARNA calls up LRD uncle for the DAD role ok's it.
NEENA CALLED UP. FIXED for 24th morning.
ME, BALA AND JOE visit YMCA corridor.. EXCELLENT.
ME, BALA AND JOE VISITS ANN's HOUSE. gets CGPU KEYS. ( COUNSELLING sequence).
we got spare medicotools ... drip tube from a medical store....
Called APARNA.... HOSPITAL ROOM NOT YET FIXED BY PREETHI.
CALLED UP CAMERAMAN. REPORT AT 9. MH.
BACK UP PLAN...
READY's BALA's ROOM AS THE HOSPITAL ROOM.
FINISH FINAL TOUCH WORK ON TOMMOROWS SHOOTING SCRIPT.
SHOT WISE... ANGLE.. DESCRIPTION.
END OF BIG DAY.
RAM REPORTS FOR DUTY. ( Poor chap .. cancelled reservation ticket and came in general compartment.).
calls up aparna.... report with NEENA at MH ... 9:30 am.
Joe and Bala picks up CAMERAMAN and reports at MH.
me and RAM ready the location.
<< DETAILED REPORT OF THE SHOOT WILL BE INCLUDED LATER>>
Finished the hospital sequence at 4;40.
9am LRD's house. THANKS AGAIN TO APARNA.
finished shoot by 11.
Preethi and ajay ( one word from Aparna and he is ready!) have been waiting for 1 hour.
FINISHES COUNSELLING SEQUENCE at noon. 1 pm,.
JOES solo sequences.
MAKING of ....
Thanks to Ajay for the ECG sequence ( Vanchinad Hospital).
Vinod's hair falls off. NURSE disturbed.
Total Time 55 minutes recorded.