In an interview, the debutant director Paritosh Painter said that he didnt plan to become a director but the role came just by chance. He was narrating the story to Subhash Ghai when Mr Ghai asked him who should direct the film, if he had to make the choice. "David Dhawan or Priyadarshan", he said. but to his surprise Mr Ghai asked him to take up the directorship even though he had never held a camera before. According to him Subhas ji gave him an experienced team to make the movie.