While filming the scene, only essential forged and crew members—included Bhandarkar and his cinematographer—were present; according to Bhandarkar, it was a delicate scene and a delicate concern. Chopra needed to gain 6 kilograms as a girl from the Punjab, and then lose it as a mannequin; she had five "looks" within the movie, connoting the phases through which her character passes. Although the media spread rumours that Chopra was ravenous herself to cut back her weight to that of a supermodel, she stated that her appearance was achieved with two months of coaching and a disciplined food regimen. The movie's climactic scene in which Chopra walks the ramp at Paris Fashion Week was supposed to be filmed in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower as a backdrop, however Bhandarkar couldn't shoot there. In mid-August 2008, key scenes with Chopra, Raj Babbar and Kiran Juneja—Chopra's character's parents—were filmed in Chandigarh for authenticity; Bhandarkar mentioned, "