When it comes to this ‘Queen of Television’, one can naturally expect some spirituality associated with her projects….
Latest heard from producer Ekta Kapoor is that she has changed the spelling of her upcoming release ‘Raginni MMS’. The sensuous paranormal offering will now be called ‘Ragini MMS’ (an extra ‘n’ gets dropped). It is believed that she asked for the name change because of the bizarre incidents that occurred during the film’s shoot.
Ekta happened to discover that someone had died in the bungalow at Dahanu, where the film was shot. The film’s director Pawan Kirpalani says, “Filming Ragini MMS was an unsettling and surreal experience. I don’t know if the bungalow was haunted, but interestingly the caretaker had died in his room and his personal belongings were still lying there when we started shooting, eventually the crew had to shift his stuff out. The spooky experiences led us to believe that maybe it’s a bad move to mess with things that belong to dead people.”
The director adds that frequent freak accidents occurred while shooting. “One of the boys got burnt while cooking for the crew, while the male lead Raj Kumar (Love Sex Aur Dhokha) hurt himself while shooting a scene in which he was actually supposed to get hurt.”
Daily calls from the unit about such accidents troubled Ekta who refused to go on set. Her numerologist is said to have suggested the spelling change to ease things out.
Phew! Hope the new title will help to ward off the evil from the film….
‘Ragini MMS’ is likely to release in March-April.