The shooting of the upcoming film Chehre was stopped in New Delhi a few days ago, according to news agency IANS. The film stars actors Emraan Hashmi and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead roles while Samir Soni and Krystle D’Souza will appear in pivotal roles.
According to an undisclosed source cited by the agency, the shoot was stopped after a few fans entered the shooting premises in Chattarpur and refused to leave the location. Due to ruckus on the set, shoot had to be stalled and Hashmi had to leave the premises. Police were called to stabilize the situation.
Talking about the same, Hashmi said: “We were shooting for an intense scene and there were people who suddenly gathered from the nearby area.”
“I was overwhelmed to see them but it was a scary situation as the shoot had to be stalled because-the crowd was a bit out of control. The crew had to call the police and I was asked to leave the set to avoid any unwanted situation,” he further added.
After procuring tightened security, the cast and crew resumed shooting in Delhi.
Directed by Rumi Jaffrey, Chehre revolves around a group of friends including some of them who are retired lawyers. Senior Bachchan essays the role of one of the lawyers whereas Hashmi plays a business tycoon. These friends meet up at a bungalow in Shimla and play a psychological game.
The film is being produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures & Saraswati Entertainment Private Limited and is slated to be released on 24 April next year.