Anjaana Anjaani on Golden Gate Bridge

Posted by : Saran | Tuesday, August 31, 2010 | Published in

New Yorkers are up in accoutrements over the architecture of a abbey on Ground Zero, the now-historic armpit of the Twin Towers tragedy. A lot has afflicted in the US back the 9/11 attacks and Siddharth Anand, the administrator of Anjaana Anjaani who afresh captivated up his Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra starrer with shoots in Fresh York, San Francisco and Las Vegas, admits as much.
“People are anxious now if they see a agglomeration of Asians with huge cameras affiliated canons. Unless you accept your affidavit in adjustment and a aegis award in place, you could accept choppers active over your active and cop cars with sirens arresting your shoot,” says Anand, for whom some airports and a few bridges were out-of-bounds too.
Dark visual
However, Anand did administer to blur his aperture arena on the iconic Golden Gate Arch in San Francisco. One of the best photographed sites in the world, the 73-year-old bittersweet orange arch has been declared one of the avant-garde Wonders of the Apple by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Quiz the adolescent administrator on his aboriginal consequence of the battleground beheld that has featured in several movies and endless documentaries, including Eric Steel’s arguable 2006 The Arch that bent 23 jumps, and he retorts, “Dark.”
All-night parties
Anand reminds you that it’s one of the best accepted suicide spots in the world. “The accouter is about 245 anxiety aloft water, and the four-minute chargeless abatement is affiliated to a dive from a 100-floor building. Best bodies die on impact, and the blow asphyxiate or die from hypothermia,” he informs, abacus that in 2005, the cardinal of suicide deaths beyond 1,200, with one fresh afterlife every two weeks. “The arch is now adapted with suicide hotlines, surveillance convoying carts and lined with helpline signposts as deterants adjoin death.”
However, he is quick to advance that there’s annihilation afflictive about his film. It’s bubbling and abounding of life, and the fun, he says, agitated over into all-night parties in their suites. “We were in the aftermost leg of our agenda and with things activity well, we capital to let our beard down. Sometimes the bashes would get a little noisy,” he admits. “The administrator would abuse to alarm in the cops but auspiciously they never came calling.”