However, the movie failed to go on floors due to various reasons. In the meantime, Benegal went on to make acclaimed movies like Welcome To Sajjanpur and Well Done Abba.
On being asked about Chamki Chameli, the director denied that he had shelved the film. He also asserted that he would be making a film on episodes from Mahabharata too. “Yes, these films are not shelved yet. I am still working on both these films but this is not the right time to talk about them,” said the veteran