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Saint Dracula 3D, the latest horror romance from Rupesh Paul, who is presently busy with the last schedule of much hyped Kamasutra 3D, will hit Indian theatres. This movie also, deals with a hot and spicy theme, as it explores the dark sexual and romantic side of Dracula, the blood thirsty legend. Kamasutra, the 3D adaptation of the Indian mythological tale directed by Rupesh Paul, has also triggered controversy before completion, with release of first promotional trailer featuring Sherlyn Chopra posing nude.
Rupesh is confident about the success of the movie because of the highly sensitive theme it portrays. Despite of much cuts from the censor board the movie is fated with an A certification because of its erotic content. Dracula has always been portrayed as a blood thirsty demon associated with vengeance and horror. Saint Dracula explores the human side of Dracula who is thirsty for love and lust. The film deliberately makes an expedition through the true history of Dracula who fought for Romanian Orthodox Christians and later Church projected him as a vampire, fostering the threatening parts of the vampire myth.
A lot of film makers all over the world had touched their hands on Dracula theme including the master film maker like Francis Ford Coppola. This is for the first time that a film is taking a brave step to reveal the true story of Dracula, avoiding an anti-hero portrayal of Dracula. The film has already screened at various international film festivals and has got listed at this year’s Oscar race in three categories. The film was shot at UK with key locations being Liverpool, Manchester and Wales.