"Ekta gives interesting suggestions. She is so successful, so it's quite clear that she has a clarity about every thing," said Patel, who debuted as a director with horror film "1920".
"She knows the pulse of the audience. She knows exactly what the audience wants to see. She used to give a lot of suggestions during scripting," he added.
Patel says that the only similarity between the two is that they were shot in the same location.
"It's not easy to make any film. For me it's not a sequel, it's a franchise. The story is entirely different and we have shot in the same location and that's the only similarity. We can't call it a sequel, it's a franchise," said Patel and admitted that "there is a lot of pressure".