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Sonchiriya

The crew at work in a ravine, Sonchiriya, Chambal valley

How Sonchiriya Was Shot Amidst Chambal’s Complex Terrain

Text by Shreya Dasgupta. Photographs by Parnil Vishwasrao

The rugged topography of central India’s Chambal valley is expertly navigated by cinematographer Anuj Rakesh Dhawan’s lens in the Hindi movie Sonchiriya. Shreya Dasgupta plays guide for Verve as her well-trained eye tracks the sinuous camerawork, zeroing in on the specific terrains, vegetation and wildlife that get screen time
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