Later after the release, he rang me at 2 am telling me how his audiences clapped wildly at that particular scene. Such was his faith in me. But Shanthanu kept giving me suggestions all the time and would carry the topic home and tell his mother about whatever differences we had on sets! I had to compromise a lot with him. Next time I will direct a film with another hero and prove that I my own ideas are better!” said a laughing Bhagyaraj in a lighter vein while addressing the media.
Later Salim Javed, Amitabh’s film writers had reportedly told Bhagyaraj, “You have made Amitabh speak English for 120 feet of film when he is a man who wont speak more than two lines of English on screen!”