Director Navdeep Singh also got into a fight with VFX specialist Niraj Shanghai, which was the last nail in the coffin.
Forty per cent of the shoot had been completed then."The source adds that Ekta will be sole producer and the film will start rolling after the Navdeep-directed 'NH10' releases.
"Abhay and Preeti were together when 'Rock The Shaadi' took off.
Abhay Deol and Preeti Desai may not be a couple anymore, but will come face to face on the sets of a zombie comedy, 'Rock The Shaadi'.
Earlier titled 'Shaadi of the Dead', the film had gone on the floors in 2012, but abruptly halted due to alleged differences among the makers. The film was being co-produced by Amit Kapoor and Sidhartha M Jain, with Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Motion Pictures on board as the distributor.
However, when the budget was overshot, Ekta was said to have filed a complaint against Sidhartha.
Says an insider, "The film ran into a financial mess and it was difficult for Balaji to take over and recover the investment.
He also won Best Actor award for his role for the same.
Deol devised and enacted the title role of Devdas in the 2009 film Dev. Nikhat Kazmi, the critic for Times of India gave the movie a perfect 5 out 5 stars in her review.In 2011, Deol starred in the comedy drama Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara alongside Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif and Kalki Koechlin. Deol made his on screen debut in 2005 with the romantic comedy Socha Na Tha. He has further receiving critical acclaim for his roles in films such as Chakravyuh (2012), Shanghai (2012) and Raanjhanaa (2013), and being described as an actor who continuously understands how to play complex characters. which had a multi-star cast and emerged as a box office success.He gained praise for his performances in subsequent films including Oye Lucky! Abhay Deol stated in an interview with Rediff that he is not into acting because of his father, but because he was involved in theatre since school. It took me 10 years because I didn't want to leave my education to get into films. His second release for the year was Ek Chalis Ki Last Local. Deol's performance in 2011's top-grossing film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara earned him his first nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor." He made his film debut in the 2005 Imtiaz Ali film Socha Na Tha. His third film in 2007 was Manorama Six Feet Under, which won the Best Film at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival in New York City.