New Delhi, Dec. 16 -- Following an incident which occurred while he was shooting his upcoming film in Kashmir - where his unit was attacked by locals for including Kashmiri girls in a song - director Vivek Agnihotri has decided to tighten security on sets. "We have beefed up security. We also have expensive equipment with us which needs to be protected," he says.
Talking about the incident, Agnihotri said that the cast and crew were travelling when their cars were stopped by locals. "The locals stopped our cars and started looking inside with their torches. They were looking for the Kashmiri girls who had danced in a song from my film, earlier in the day. Luckily, they were not with us, otherwise they would have forced them out of the car and beaten them to ensure that they never participate in a Bollywood film again," he says.
The director was also in the news for his disapproval of Anubhav Sinha's Zid. The recently released film came across as an erotic thriller but Agnihotri says it was originally supposed to be a remake of the German film, The Good Neighbour (2011). "Only a dishonest man could've done this. How can you turn a thriller into an erotic film?" he asks.