Crowds on the busy streets of Mumbai Central were in for a pleasant surprise recently when they realised that actor Shahid Kapoor was shooting in the bylanes there. But while the shoot promised thrilling moments for Shahid’s fans, the idea of shooting at a real location, and that too a crowded one, had kept the cast and crew on edge for several days, reports DNA. A source reveals that the filmmakers were keen to shoot their film Phata Poster Nikla Hero at real locations around the city to keep the real flavour on reel. Just last week, Shahid had to shoot an intense scene in a crowded market area. And insiders reveal that shooting in the crowded bylanes of the place put forth several challenges. “Even though the film makers managed to get permission from the authorities, the crowd was extremely difficult to handle and execution was becoming a hassle. Apart from keeping the crowds at bay, we realised that the lanes were too narrow to park Shahid’s vanity van,” reveals a member from the production unit of the Rajkumar Santoshi film.