MGR's animation movie Magendra
MGR's animation movie MagendraPR Handout

Here is a good news for the fans of Makkal Thilgam. Iconic actor-turned-politician MGR aka MG Ramachandran is set to come back to the big screen through director P Vasu's movie Magendra.

Director P Vasu is set to portray MG Ramachandran's real life in a digital avatar in Magendra. Orange County, which is a Malaysia-based animation company resurrected MGR in this feature film and it has used the new ground-breaking technology called N-Face for the movie

P Vasu officially launched Magendra at the fourth edition of Indywood Film Carnival held at Hitex Convention Centre in Hyderabad. Orange County Officials like CEO Dr Margali Palaney, COO Abdul Fattah, CPO Harnarain Gill, CTO T Vimalanathan, Indywood founder Sohan Roy and CEO Mukesh Nair attended this function.

MGR's animation movie Magendra launch
MGR's animation movie Magendra launchPR Handout

Orange County is a global new-age technology and media company and its association with Indywood Film Carnival enabled it to enter the Indian movie industry. They are collaborating with various productions in the near future. Orange County was honoured with an award in the Best Innovation Category in Indywood Film Carnival.

Orange County has been working with a leading Hollywood VFX specialist for two years to create a 3D digital Photo-real avatar of MGR, based on movie stills, publicity photos, and films featuring the actor. It has also used artificial intelligence to define his facial expressions and mannerisms. Now the stage is set for Orange County to have the digital version of MGR "star" in a 2-hour feature film.

MGR's animation movie Magendra
MGR's animation movie MagendraPR Handout

The N-FaceĀ® Facial Motion Animation Technology, which is being considered one of the finest technologies, is able to Photo-Realistically bring back any Deceased Actor Live on screen. Further, the company has devised numerous workflows for production & VFX pipelines employing State of the Art Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning technologies & the latest advents of engineering to credibly reduce the gestation involved in Producing Feature Films.

MGR's animation movie Magendra launch
MGR's animation movie Magendra launchPR Handout

Orange County has mastered the nuances of filmmaking from concept to the rollout of final deliverables. It has embarked on the world's first showcase in producing an international feature film earmarked for global release centred around the end to end Photo-Realistic Digital Re-creation of a Deceased Actor. It has created a leading-edge solution in digitally creating and personalizing the character attributes of any chosen actor to take on a Photo-Realistic Digital Avatar in Motion Pictures.