The picturesque valleys of Kullu-Manali have seen innumerable memorable films being shot amongst its beautiful surroundings, and snow throughout the year has always attracted filmmakers who have flocked there in hordes to take advantage of the scenic beauty.
However, the presence of this white gold (read snow!) has proved to be detrimental this time around as one of the most anticipated films of the year 2010, the Akshay Kumar-Aishwarya Rai starrer, ACTION REPLAYY could not be shot there.
To elaborate on our point, the much talked about retro song in ACTION REPLAYY, which is a tribute to the greats of Bollywood was supposed to be shot in Manali during the month of February. But due to heavy snowfall the schedule had to be cancelled as the song did not require to be shot amidst snow laden surroundings. The schedule was postponed to April as the month does not see much snowfall. But once again this schedule had to be cancelled once again as due to unseasonal snowfall. As per our local coordinator in Manali, Anil Kayastha, the Manali schedule has been postponed and he has promised to inform us, if there are any further developments regarding the shooting of the retro BOBBY song from ACTION REPLAYY in Manali.
Do keep tuned to your favourite portal to know about first hand information on shooting of films in the valley of the gods, Kullu-Manali and the rest of the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, as always.