In pics: Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' and the Indian connection

 | Updated: Dec 03, 2020, 04:32 PM IST

After a long wait, the most anticipated movie of the year 'Tenet', is finally releasing in India tomorrow (4 December). Scroll down to find out the special connection of Christopher Nolan's movie with India. 

Christopher Nolan shooting

Behind the scene of the new 'Tenet' video shows some of the unseen glimpses of Mumbai shoot in the movie. In one scene Christopher Nolan is seen taking a shot of John David Washington and Dimple Kapadia in the Mumbai Streets. 


John David Washington building scene

The video starts from an action scene of John David Washington outside a building. In an interview, the main protagonist of the movie recalled shooting a scene in Mumbai, where he had to jump over a balcony of a tall building. ''In my relationship with heights, they weren't great. So, it forced me to find some courage, and for the love of the art, you jump. So I loved every other take of that'', Washington said.



Dimple Kapadia

Like other cast and crew, Dimple Kapadia, who is playing a character named Priya, also shared her experience, ''That’s what’s wonderful about his films. You feel transported into a different world, and that’s what cinema is to me it has to transport you, it has to be larger than life,'' she adds.


'Tenet' set in Mumbai

In the video, we see number of different shots in the Mumbai, featuring actors John David Washington, Robert Pattinson and Dimple Kapadia.



Nolan in the Mumbai street

Christopher Nolan filmed the movie in different parts of Mumbai. He shot in different areas of South Mumbai like Colaba Causeway, outside the famous Cafe Mondegar, the Breach Candy hospital and behind the iconic Taj Hotel.


Nolan's message for Indian fans

Just a day before 'Tenet' release in India, movie director Christopher Nolan sends a special message for Indian fans. In the video message, Nolan shared his experience shooting in Mumbai, Nolan teased that the movie's most exciting scenes were shot in the city and how the country is "unbelievably visual" with an "extraordinary history" that made it a suitable location for filming his movie.