By Hindustan Times
Actor Preity Zinta’s debut production, Ishkq In Paris, is gearing up for a September 21 release. With a few days of shooting still pending and a target in place, director Prem Raj is now working backwards to meet the deadline. They’ve just wrapped up a long “freezing cold” schedule in Paris. For Prem, it was a dream to see what he had visualised on paper and revisited several times since, come to life.
“We are perhaps the first Bollywood film to shoot inside the Eiffel Tower, both at the ground and top level,” he says, adding, “It was a day and night shoot and with a skeletal crew, we went up and rushed to finish our work within the allotted time. The French are very receptive to Hindi cinema, but shooting involves a lot of paperwork. Every 15 metres you require different