Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra recently cancelled the shoot of his next film, Aur Devdas, in Delhi over safety concerns of women in his unit.
He tweeted last week, "Today my shoot was cancelled bcos d line producer cud not guarantee d safety of d unit. Luckily it was d last day n I can do it near mumbai. I say this without any bias.I really love Delhi but shooting on its outskirts is really scary n I was really worried for d women in d unit." (sic)
I say this without any bias.I really love Delhi but shooting on its outskirts is really scary n I was really worried for d women in d unit.— Sudhir Mishra (@IAmSudhirMishra) February 20, 2015
Richa Chadda, who is shooting with Sudhir for the movie in Faridabad, told an English daily, "The locals were very rowdy. Nothing happened to me, but women in the team did not feel that it was safe to continue working. There were groups of people who had surrounded the shooting, were harassing us and using abusive language."
No complaints have been filed in the regard.