A few incidents at the shooting spot of Rajinikanth starrer Lingaa has convinced its crew that the promising project has the blessings of the almighty. In a recent interview, the director of the film KS Ravikumar has opened up about a few incidents that took everyone by surprise at the sets of Lingaa.
Incident 1: Before commencing the shoot of the
film in Karnataka, the team wanted to visit a temple. While there
were no temples within their reach, they were informed about a
small temple in the vicinity by a local. When they reached the
temple, everyone were pleasantly surprised after learning that they
had reached a temple of lord Shiva named as 'Lingeshwara
Incident 2: According to KS Ravikumar, the
first scene was actually shot when it was raining heavily. Despite
rain pouring down, everyone present at the location had witnessed a
huge spark at a fair distance. The crew could not figure out what
had caused the spark but many who were working at the location
believed it to be the intervention of the supreme power.
Incident 3: The responsibility of choosing the
right dam on which the plot of the entire movie revolves was given
to cinematographer Randy and the production designer Sabu Cyril. After
visiting three dams, both of them had unanimously agreed to shoot
the film on a dam which they thought would be apt according to the
story of the film. Only after selecting the right dam, did everyone
come to know that the dam located about 6 km from Jog Falls in
Karnataka was named as 'Linganamakki Dam'.
Following these coincidences, not only the director but everyone
involved in the movie couldn't help but to conclude that the
prestigious project has indeed been blessed by the supreme