On Prabhas’ s Birthday, the makers of Saaho revealed the first chapter of ‘Shades of Sahoo’, a teaser on the making of the film on Tuesday. UV Creations released the video in a tweet on their official page, wishing the star a very happy birthday. As soon as the video was shared on social media, Prabhas’ fans across India and even overseas went bonkers as they had been waiting to see more of their favourite actor.

The video has garnered over 10 million views which went ahead to create multiple records. Titled Shades of Saaho Chapter 1 garnered highest views for a non-trailer/non-teaser making video in less than 24 hours. Followed by most liked making video on YouTube with 368K likes beating Rajnikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 (306K).

The video is a one and a half minute compilation of the 30-day shoot of the film in Abu Dhabi. With some of the top technicians in the industry being roped in for the film, the movie seems to be a complete action thriller with Kenny Bates choreographing the stunts for the movie.

The scenes compiled in Chapter One are high in action, most of them can be seen running and chasing the sequences. With Sabu Cyril helming the cinematography, the fleet of vehicles used in the movie is striking. The film boasts of a 400 plus crew working for over 60 days, exclusively for the sequences shot in Abu Dhabi.

Watch the video of Shades of Saaho here:


Saaho, directed by Sujeeth, went on the floors last year. The team completed shooting in India and has shot a few major portions in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Romania.

Sharing screen space with Prabhas in Saaho is the Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor. The others in the star cast of this multi-lingual film are Neil Nitin Mukesh, Mandira Bedi, Arun Vijay, Jackie Shroff and Lal. Bankrolled by U Pramod and V Vamsi Krishna under their banner UV Creations, Saaho is made on a huge budget of around Rs 250 crore. Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy are composing music for this venture with R Madhie cranking the camera and A Sreekar Prasad editing it.