By Hindustan Times
Producer Pooja Shetty, who has so far been involved with successful films such as Prakash Jha’s Raajneeti (2010) and Abhishek Sharma’s Tere Bin Laden (2010), insists everything happened “very smoothly and nicely” when she acquired the movie adaptation rights of The Zoya Factor, which till now, were lying untouched with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Productions.
“I had asked Shah Rukh, ‘are you sure you don’t want to adapt the novel? If you want to make it, I won’t pursue it. If not, I will chase for the rights.’ He, in turn, told me, ‘listen, it’s a good book, but we haven’t been able to take it up since we are very busy with other work. And I am not going to be able to do it since I am really busy with other things that I have already committed to. But i