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Film producer Abhishek Rao to explore OTT space soon

Abhishek Rao

We are living in a time where entertainment has become a part and parcel of everyone’s life. One cannot imagine life without films, music and web shows. Especially in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the audience is majorly craving some good content. Producer Abhishek Rao is currently working on some good projects that he is keen to produce. Hailing from Mangalore in South India, Abhishek is based in Bangkok for more than 17 years. His primary profession is importing supercars, and his passion remains in the world of lights, camera and action.

The producer is closely associated with the film industry and has appeared in various films in cameo roles. Abhishek Rao had a cameo in the film ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ starring Jackie Chan, Sonu Sood and Disha Patani. Moreover, he was also seen doing a cameo appearance in Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer ‘Simmba’. As an executive producer, Rao had his name in the credits for the film ‘Tutak Tutak Tutiya’. Looking at the industry closely, Abhishek Rao is now keen to make his foray into production. 

Expressing his interest in the OTT space, Rao has revealed that he wants to produce feature films and web shows. With the ever-growing demand for online streaming platforms, the producer wants to work on projects that any layman can resonate with. Speaking about it, he said, “Production has always been on cards for me. Having said that, I am more inclined towards non-fiction. I am going through a few projects right now. If any concrete script comes my way, I would love to produce it.”

Besides production, Abhishek Rao holds tremendous knowledge about film distribution as well. He was responsible for the Pan India distribution of the film ‘Kung Fu Yoga’. “It is important to have thorough knowledge about films and filmmaking before one can think of getting into the industry”, Abhishek went on to say. For his future projects, Abhishek Rao is gearing up to make his debut in the digital space, and it would be interesting to see if he dons a producer’s hat for a web series. We wish Abhishek Rao lots of luck with his forthcoming projects.

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