In January, when the unit was shooting at high altitude in Kashmir, apparently the unit had a lot of trouble arranging food. A source says, “It was a big hassle to take food to that height, so everyone had to survive on eggs and instant noodles for a few days.”
Likewise, while in Himachal Pradesh, the weather conditions were a big problem for the entire cast. “It was very cold. And to add to it, the hotel in which Ranbir and Deepika were put up, had power cuts for several hours a day. There were no heaters either that could help keep them warm,” adds the source.
However, Ayan Mukerji says the schedule was very “adventurous”. “Our first schedule was in Manali. We were depicting a trek in the movie, so we consciously chose locations that were offbeat and in the middle of nowhere. Jalori Pass, especially, was a crazy location. It was a steep, uphill climb to reach the location, a real trek of sorts. However, our shoot ended up being even more fun because of all this. It was perhaps the best schedule of the film!”