Tusshar Hiranandani who has signed Vivek Oberoi for his directorial debut needed a older male lead for the movie. He first approached Anil Kapoor who turned down the offer after which he approached Govinda. The star demanded a astronomical fee for the movie which the director could not afford. Insiders say that Govinda would not have starred in the movie for any amount as he would not like to offend Salman.
Story first published: Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 12:25 [IST]