Recently, a popular website had reported that RGV wanted Sanjay Dutt to re-shoot a portion of Department that was badly filmed, but he was having a tough time in getting extra dates from him. Irked by this report, Ram Gopal Varma tweeted, “Sanjay is going out of his way to shoot fr Department inspite of an injury on his hand so as to accomodate a certain actors date cmbination."
It was also reported that Sanjay Dutt was upset because his scenes at an Irani restaurant were shot in low light. Talking about it, RGV has made a strong reaction. He wrote, “Nd the report on the cinematographers screw up is anthr hogwash cos Department is being shot without a Dop nd wth a cmpltly new technology."