Apple CEO Tim Cook Praises Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Beautiful” Film ‘Fursat’
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday praised Vishal Bhardwaj .’s sci-fi ‘Fursat’, shot entirely with an iPhone 14 Pro. The 30-minute film was released on YouTube starring Ishaan Khatter and Wamiqa Gabbi. The film narrates the story of a man named Nishant who gets his hands on an ancient relic called ‘Doordarshak’ which tells him the future.
Taking to Twitter, Tim Cook called the film “beautiful”. He praised the film’s “incredible” cinematography and choreography.
“Check out this beautiful Bollywood film from director @VishalBhardwaj to discover what could happen if you could see the future. Incredible cinematography and choreography, and all the #ShotoniPhone,” Cook wrote on the microblogging website.
Check out this beautiful Bollywood movie from the director @VishalBhardwaj Discover what could happen if you could see the future. Incredible cinematography and choreography, and all #ShotoniPhone. https://t.co/32LODwy3vb
– Tim Cook (@tim_cook) February 4, 2023
Apple released the 30-minute short on February 3 on YouTube. The film is described as “a wondrous story about a man so obsessed with controlling the future that he risks losing the most precious thing in the present”.
It features the original soundtrack by Vishal Bhardwaj and lyricist Gulzar, with featured vocals such as Sukhwinder Singh and Kailash Kher. ‘Fursat’ was shot by cinematographer Swapnil Sonawane and it also features choreography by Shiamak Davar.
Meanwhile, this isn’t the first time a movie has been shot with an iPhone. Earlier this year, Apple released a 17-minute short film titled ‘Lunar New Year – Through the Five Elements’, directed by Peng Phi. In 2021, the company also released a movie titled ‘Life Is Just a Dream’was shot on the iPhone 13. That same year, Apple released a commercial directed by legendary cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, using the iPhone 12 Pro.
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