Ekta keeps the suspense

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, March 23 -- While advancing technology has aided the craft of filmmaking in many ways, it has also been a nuisance. All too often, directors who've wanted to keep the look, cast or plot of their films a suspense, have found themselves in a soup with revelatory pictures, videos and SMSes from the set circulating among fans well before the release.

To ensure that this problem doesn't affect her upcoming film, Ek Thi Daayan, producer Ekta Kapoor has taken a cumbersome route. She shot the climax of her supernatural thriller just a few weeks before it hits theatres so that it remains under wraps.

Ekta says, "These days it doesn't take long for mischief mongers to speculate and spread false news. So Vishal sir (Bhardwaj, co-producer) and I decided to shoot the climax just a month before the release, as we didn't want it leaked."

A source says, "Ekta even got the cast and crew to