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Frozen in the heat of the moment

india Updated: Jun 27, 2010 17:04 IST
Collin Rodrigues
Collin Rodrigues
Hindustan Times
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Prashant Narayanan and Aruna Shields literally froze while shooting a lovemaking scene for the film

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. “We were shooting in Wales and Aruna and I had pretty much worked out the details before hand, so there was no scope of discomfort. We both thought that the scene will be a cakewalk but the heating system collapsed at the location,” says Narayanan.



“The temperature was two degrees that day. As we were about to go for the shot, I noticed that Aruna and I had goose pimples because of the chill. Our bodies were numb. No amount of graphic touch up during the post-production would have made it look authentic,” adds Narayanan.



To add to their woes, the actors had only a day to wrap up the scene. Incidentally, there was a small heater lying on the floor. “I picked up the heater and kept it between us for two minutes to get the blood flowing. It was a surreal experience of having to do that to a girl when you both have no clothes on,” says Narayanan.