Is Jail going to be inspired by the hit series Prison Break?
Not at all! I haven’t even seen Prison Break. Jail isn’t a prison-break story. It’s about how hard life is inside prison, how the inmates come together to survive the brutality and the savagery. If you remember I had touched on aspects of prison life in Chandni Bar. I want Jail to be a gritty and real prison drama.”Priyanka Chopra’s character will have many shades, several ups and downs. We’ll see the entire fashion industry from her character’s point of view.” You actually wanted to make Jail after Chandni Bar. But Nagesh Kukunoor’s similar film 3 Deewarein came along? Yes, I did postpone my plans for Jail at that time. But when I saw 3 Deewarein, I realised my script was very different. It’s again a very hard-hitting subject. Now I’ll re-work the script and start again. I want to make movies with men at the helm, and a full-on action film. Is it true you had to re-write your script four times because Priyanka didn’t like the first draft? I did meet Priyanka several times. We decided