Milan Luthria creates mini Mumbai

By HT

Mumbai is famous for its iconic landmarks such as Chor Bazaar, Khau Gali, Mutton Street and Mohammed Ali Road. And as director Milan Luthria gets ready to capture the metropolitan city of the ’70s and ’80s, he wants to showcase these places in a grand manner. But fearing security issues that
threaten to disrupt the shooting at real locations, Milan has insisted on re-creating a sprawling life-like set at Film City for the last schedule of his Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2. And apparently, the lavish set is going to cost makers around R1 crore.

To start with, after months of research, thousands of photographs and information from real visits to the spots have all been combined to construct what Luthria calls “one of the most detailed film sets” he has ever attempted. “If you watch my last few films, I have always been particular about the look of th