Wednesday, July 04, 2007
Couple Shahid Kapur and Kareena Kapoor recently had a tough time
shooting for Imtiaz Ali's untitled film, produced by Shree
Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd, when they got mobbed and the shoot
had to be called off.
A source close to Shahid said: "The incident happened at the
Shimla railway station. The place was initially secluded but in an
hour's time, as word spread, crowds started pouring in. Shahid and
Kareena had to be escorted to the waiting rooms and locked in. The
cops arrived and dispersed the crowd. The shooting was resumed only
to be halted again. Finally, portions of the scene were shot in the
This was not an isolated incident. It is learnt that wherever
the duo went the crowds went berserk. In Patiala too, a shot had to
be cancelled for the same reason.
spokesperson for Ashtavinayak confirmed the Shimla incident:
"Suddenly, there was a sea of people. They would just not let the
actors act. We had to quickly get Kareena and Shahid away as things
were getting out of hand. The shoot had to be stopped for the
Ali's film is slated to release by this year-end. He had earlier
directed the Ayesha Takia-Abhay Deol-starrer Socha na Tha.