Principal photography commenced in December 2007, and the film was shot extensively in Mumbai. The scene with Ranaut’s wardrobe malfunction during a ramp walk was filmed in late January 2008 at Mehboob Studios, Bandra. While filming the scene, only essential cast and crew members—included Bhandarkar and his cinematographer—were present; according to Bhandarkar, it was a sensitive scene and a sensitive issue. Chopra had to gain 6 kilograms as a girl from the Punjab, and then lose it as a model; she had five “looks” in the film, connoting the phases through which her character passes.
- Dhody said it took nearly two months for UTV and Bhandarkar to persuade her to help design the film; she found the job challenging because she had to make everything as authentic as possible.
- The production of fashion goods by designers, manufacturers, contractors, and others.
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