VFX is used in various movies and an even larger number of mythological serials have been going on for quite some time now.
The technique of using VFX might appear to be easy and a cake walk however making use of good VFX in your creation is quite a challenge.
The viewer even the most amateur and naive of the lot can easily distinguish a good VFX production from a not so catchy one.
The viewers know the difference.
The usage of VFX in the Indian filming industry has been growing in leaps and bounds over the years.
Thus all the animation and filing organizations are trying to take their work and usage of VFX one notch higher to outdo the competitors.
Today the Indian television is found to witness the usage of VFX not only in Movies but in various live TV shows.
Product launch coverage videos and last but never the least in the various TV serials specially the ones based on mythological stories.
VFX is a technique which comes hand in hand with various intricacies’ like Pre-visualizations, Rotoscopy, and the usage of green screens while filming and Green screen extraction.
These techniques like green screen extraction and Rotoscopy are the first baby steps towards visualizing the idea that is being projected through the VFX.
The main trick lies in stream lining all these ideas and creation of a perfect film which can be seen by the audience.
That’s where the secret of a good reel lies in.
Indian mythology has a plethora of stories and a lot of unrealistic fantasies to offer and thus serials on them are a rich ground for the usage of VFX.
The growth of VFX usage in the Indian film industry is rising from time to time and the future for the technique is extremely bright.
Most of the top of the line filmmakers are seen to be making use of VFX in their productions to recreate high end fantasies for the viewers.
The Indian audience irrespective of their age group has taken a liking for the TV shows which are found to be using VFX in various different forms.
Everyone enjoys escaping from the world of reality into the realms of the innumerable possibilities of the reel world.
The usage of visual effects was the primary reason why the viewers were drawn to the mythological serials.
The type of visual effects has undergone a lot of development over the years and it has come a long way from it starting days.
The Visual Effect technologies used in the beginning years of our childhood has undergone a lot of development and changes in the years.
The change that has not taken place is in the preference of the people for watching the serials which uses visual effects in them.
The use of visual effects has instilled in the serials an extra spurge of life and drama.
After the release of Ramayana there have been many other Mythological serials which have made the use of visual effects to portray the various forms of the mythical affairs.
Some of the serials that used visual effects were.
- Razia Sultana: a show about the story of the first queen of Delhi which aired on &TV was found to have many sequences using animals in it which were created using visual effects.
- Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat: this was another story about the greatest emperor of Indian history.
- The sequences for the serial is shot at various destination in and around India like Kerala, Jaisalmer, and Mumbai and has a lot of visual effects usage in its scenes.
- Mahakumb Ek Rahasya Ek Kahaani: the various fight scenes and others that have been portrayed in this soap are created with the help of visual effects and help in drawing people to watch the serial having a thriller story line and the smart usage of the graphics technique.
- The depiction of the story of King Porus who valiantly fought against Alexander the Great is another milestone in the world of Indian serials which has been reached by Sony TV.
- The use of high end VFX in the creation if the scenes of the serial cost about more than 500 crores
- . The shots were all done in Thailand and even the trailer of the serial of the serial makes the audience ask for more of the action.
The visual effects that been used for quite some time now have been growing in popularity among the television serials.
Not only because of the high public reach that it creates but also due to the large opportunity that I creates for the creation of scenes which are not realistically possible.
The growing awareness about the animals and their usage in the creation of movies and serials has also necessitated the usage of visual effects.
The incorporation of animals in most of the scenes today is done using computer generated visual effects and real animals are not used anymore.
Indian mythology is a rich ground and provides a lot of plot and subjects for the creation of serials and the depiction of the scenes in most of the cases cannot be done without the usage of visual effects.
There is a lot of science fiction in the mythological tales and it is not even funny in any way.
Like for example the Ramayana speaks of Ravana the king of Lanka taking away Goddess Sita in a chariot that flies that can obviously be realistically equated to the planes that we have today.
The whole world is taking stories and plots from our mythologies and creating movies and serials and fetching millions from the same and we are failing to create a brand out of our own mythological stories because of the lack of vision and in a way imagination.
With the increasing autocracy of the digital world the media world which was once star driven is depending more and more on the scenes that are created on a computer using visual effects.
The newer generations and the public are yearning more for the thrill and the unexpected outcome in a plot which can be created on reel by using the technology of VFX.