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Hansika to star in the first-ever one-shot film of Telugu Cinema!

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 • Telugu Comments

Indian Cinema is always open to new ideas and never stepped back from trying experimental films. Our film industry is noway less than Hollywood or other International film industries.

Single-shot/One-shot films are such an experimental and frightening genre. Only a few country films have tried the genre. India is one of those countries which made one-shot films.

Rati Chakravyuh (Bengali), Agadam (Tamil), and Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam (Malayalam) were the previous Indian films that experimented with this genre. Recently, Veteran Tamil filmmaker R Parthiban has announced that his next project 'Iravin Nizhal', will be a single-shot film.

Now, Telugu Cinema is stepping into the rare genre. For the first time, a Telugu film is being made with only one character, taken in a single shot with no edits. Helmed by debutant Raja Dussa, the film starring Hansika Motwani is a psychological thriller titled "One Not Five Minutes".

Hansika took to her Twitter to announce her next project which is the first of its kind in the Telugu industry. She shared a poster and wrote, “Started a new project yesterday . #105 #oneshotmovie , really excited for this one . Wishing the team all the very best . #105minutes #hansika53rd”.

The director said that the duration of the movie will be 105 minutes as the title suggests and it is about a girl’s struggle in a house. He shares that he came up with this out-of-the-box experimental idea to get noticed amongst the competitive industry.

“Writing is the key for films belonging to thriller genre, and I am sure the film will engage the audience,” Raja says. And also adds further that he is sure that the film will strike a chord at the box office.

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