July 1, 2017 11:14 IST

Rakeysh Mehra shot 'journey to meet PM' sequence in train

1 of 5 Rakeysh Mehra,Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Mere Pyare Prime Minister
"There is a sequence in the film where the kids embark on a journey to meet the Prime Minister. We have shot this particular scene in a train enroute to Delhi," the film's spokesperson said in a statement. Credit: IANS
2 of 5 Rakeysh Mehra,Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Mere Pyare Prime Minister
"Mere Pyare Prime Minister" revolves around the true friendship and life journey of four children who live in the slums of Mumbai. Credit: IANS
3 of 5 Rakeysh Mehra,Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Mere Pyare Prime Minister
Mehra had been shooting in real locations in Mumbai -- from the slums of Ghatkopar to the slums of Powai. Then, they took a train for a sequence to effectively capture the reality of the train journey. Credit: IANS
4 of 5 Rakeysh Mehra,Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Mere Pyare Prime Minister
The cast and crew embarked on a train journey to Delhi, and reached the capital on Thursday. Credit: IANS
5 of 5 Rakeysh Mehra,Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,Mere Pyare Prime Minister
Mehra had last explored the theme of friendship in a different way with "Rang De Basanti". With his new film, of course, the setting and idea is very different from his past movie. Credit: IANS