Bhandarkar revealed to India Today that Bebo broke down into tears during the shooting of an intense emotional scene. Heroine is a fictional account of the life of a successful actress in Bollywood, and follows the trials and travails faced by her in the journey to success and after.
The original lead actress of the film Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was replaced by Kareena Kapoor since the former was pregnant. After Kareena took over Bhandarkar's ambitious project, on her request Madhur had to strip down few intimate scenes. In fact on Kareena's request, Randeep Hooda replaced Arunoday Singh.