The Edge of Darkness’ was filmed in 70 locations!

Director Rajesh Mapuskar, who is awaiting the release of his upcoming series “Rudra – The Edge of Darkness”, recently discussed how the locations bring out the essence of the story.

Talking about the choice of location and the story behind it, the director said, “We shot seventy places. Some of them have never been seen before. These places required several recce and visits to understand the area, the lighting, the logistics.. But most of our locations have already been seen – this is, after all, Mumbai meri Jaan!”

He adds that it was imperative to display the city in a different way through the locations: “So the creative decision was to display the city in a new way. I hope that when you see a lot of your familiar landmarks, you’ll see something intriguing and different in the shot.”

Sharing the thought behind the choice of filming locations, he said: “At VT Selfie Point, we had Ajay Devgn and Atul Kulkarni in the middle of this busy rush hour passage, setting a key scene. We had turned nine to ten pages there.”

He delved into the technical details of the footage, explaining, “DOP Sanjay Memane set up eight cameras, starting at 2am the day before filming. It was a triumph of teamwork – camera, lighting, production, art, wardrobe, hair-makeup, directing. And hopefully it looks like a VT you’ve never seen before.”

The series, which is a remake of the hit British series “Luther”, presents a dark and gripping story about a cop’s journey to uncover truths and bring justice to victims.

Produced by Applause Entertainment in association with BBC Studios India, the crime drama starring Ajay Devgn, Raashi Khanna, Esha Deol, Atul Kulkarni, Ashwini Kalsekar, Tarun Gahlot, Ashish Vidyarthi and Satyadeep Misra in key roles, is set to be released on March 4. . on Disney+ Hotstar in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam and Bengali.