Why security was increased on the sets of Amitabh and Ayushmann’s film Gulabo Sitabo

Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Gulabo Sitabo, the filmmakers had the security on the sets heighten, here's why

Why security was increased on the sets of Amitabh and Ayushmann’s film Gulabo Sitabo Why security was increased on the sets of Amitabh and Ayushmann’s film Gulabo Sitabo Source : Press

Amitabh Bachchan recent headed to Lucknow to begin shooting for his film Gulabo Sitabo, which is helmed by director Shoojit Sircar and it also stars Ayushmann Khurrana in a lead role. While the city happily welcomed the cast and crew and Amitabh commenced the shoot at the Mahmoodabad Mansion in Qaiserbagh.

But it the film set faced some chaos after a few photographs of Amitabh Bachchan from their first day at the shoot was leaked online. And as it was Amitabh's pictures, it started trending on the internet. An immediate meeting was called by the director, and the entire crew was questioned in regards to the leaked photos, which also called for an increase in security.

A source reportedly informed an entertainment portal, "An emergency meeting was called by Sircar sir and the producers to beef up the security at the shooting venues. The end result was that the shooting on Thursday had to be postponed for several hours while this issue was being sorted out." It was also revealed that how security officers were pulled up for allowing cameramen to click photos in the shoot premises. A new rule was then issued where one is now allowed to carry mobile phones on the sets. The source further stated, "Now no one is allowed to carry mobile phones too inside the shoot location. Signs of 'no recording' and 'mobile phones' allowed have been put up everywhere."

Amitabh had also taken to social media to announce that he is all set to begin the shoot of Gulabo Sitabo. He wrote, "One done another begun .. travel, location change, look change, crew change, colleagues change, city change .. and STORY CHANGE...From Lucknow today 'GULABO SITABO. '" He also shared a picture of himself dressed n a white kurta-pyjama and a blue jacket and was seen sporting an orange beanie.

Ayushmann Khurrana who will also be seen alongside Big B spoke about working with him in the film. He said, "Both, it's like mixed feelings. I have butterflies in my stomach. I don't know how will I feel when I face Mr Bachchan for the first time on screen together, and I and excited since Shoojit Sircar and Juhi Chaturvedi it's a dream team coming together after Vicky Donor and Piku so really excited."

Gulabo Sitabo will hit the silver screens on April 24, 2020.