Joshua Fredric Smith from Los Angeles embodies Hasya (Mirth) rasa in DAM 999 by playing an Anglo-Indian character Capt. Fredric Brown who inherits a legendary political legacy but became a mariner by choice.
DAM 999 is an emotional thriller movie that highlights Navarasa in a different way of approach by portraying 9 emotions through 9 characters. Joshua enlivens mirth through his character, having a poetic love affair that crosses barriers of religion and ethnicity when he marries to Raziya, his Pakisthani lover.
“My Character is a caring fun filled fellow with sarcasm at his side. He enjoys the lighter sides of life and his friends. But one thing I like about him the most is that he is Transparent. I’m sure the audience will really see he is much more than just a Mariner and a Captain”, Joshua says about his character in the movie.
Being to India for the first time, he was in a feel of being at the other end of world.
“It was amazing experience to be a part of another culture. I've made friends for life over in India and that is a wonderful feeling, Vinay, one of my co-stars is someone I can consider a close friend. Truly I was blessed with a talented group of award winners to work on DAM 999” he says.
It was a peculiar stage for him to learn a different kind of acting experience with the talented cast and crew from different corners of world.
The movie is directed by a Hollywood certified NRI Director Sohan Roy and is produced by BizTV Network. It is expected to be released worldwide by the end of December 2010.
Prognosticators have always made everyone curious and the latest was Paul Octopus – a two year old Octopus who predicted Fifa World Cup 2010 winners. He predicted the winners in each game and when Andres Iniesta won the one and only goal for Spain, his final prediction also came true, exciting every one. He has predicted the victory of Spain on the last day by picking a mussel from a glass box decorated with Spanish National flag. Paul Octopus is currently live in Oberhausen Sea Life Aquarium of Germany. Sohan Roy the director of DAM 999 Movie was inspired by Paul Octopus and its predictions before, and that has leaded him to introduce a new character Octopian Boy in his movie. With some myths and horoscope predictions in the movie this Octopian Boy also plays a lead role.
As every foot ball lovers turned to Paul Octopus during Fifa World Cup 2010, children worldwide will be gazing at this Octopian Boy by the release of DAM 999. In DAM 999, the Octopian Boy carried by child character Sam is a toy having future prediction powers. Sam is very bonded to this toy and he carries the toy everywhere he goes. He thinks this toy can save him from all the mishap. The Octopus who lives on the shoulders of Octopian Boy is very cute and funny enough to share some interesting sequences in DAM 999 which ends up with the story of a DAM Disaster.
Wait till December – the month marked for the worldwide release of DAM 999.
Now its time to take a deep breathe for the whole team of DAM 999 movie. They are waiting for nature to shower her blessings as rain, so that the cameras can roll down.
DAM 999, the Hollywood movie directed by Sohan Roy, CEO of Aries Group of Companies completed its shooting at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. Film City witnessed the climax scenes of the movie. The expensive set build by veteran art Director Padmasree Thota Tharani had even captured the attention of Ramoji, the founder of this gigantic film complex. Director Sohan Roy with the cast and crew is now back in Kerala waiting for the monsoons to capture a couple of sequences left in the script.
DAM 999, a movie portraying 9 moods, 9 characters and a dam of emotions will be screened in the film festivals this October and will be released world wide by December 2010. The Director has shared his thought about his next movie based on terrorism.