Irate commuters on Saturday flung off barricades illegally placed on a key arterial road in the state capital during the shoot of Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol starter "Dilwale", causing commotion.

The incident occurred around mid-day on Saturday after the crew of the Rohit Shetty directorial’s shooting unit blocked the road, causing major traffic snarls on the D.B. road, which flanks the banks of the Mandovi river.

The film’s director Shetty and actor Varun Dhawan were present when the incident occurred.

Speaking to IANS, Raman Satardekar, CEO of the Entertainment Society of Goa, a state-governemnt funded body which regulates film shoots in the state, said that no permissions had been granted to the film unit to block roads.

"Permission was not given to block any road. They cannot block the roads like that," Satardekar said.