When Subhash Ghai was making this film he had anounced that, this film Pardes is a small film not big films like his previous films like Saudagar & Khalnayak. So the publicity and everything was underplayed. But when this film was ready for release he had promoted this film in a big grand way, as if it was a big film and it suprised everyone.
After about 18 years of successful combination of Subhash Ghai with Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Ghai took Nadeem Shravan for this film and he also gave the music rights to Tips instead of HMV and he also changed the editor and the chorographer. Ghai wanted to make changes.
Subhash Ghai recently revealed in an interview that after casting Shahrukh Khan, his production team had thought of casting Madhuri Dixit as Ganga and Salman Khan as Rajiv. However, Ghai felt that the role of Ganga demanded a new and innocent face, and audiences would not want to see Salman Khan in a negative role, so he opted for newcomers instead.