Contrary to reports about Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman being considered for the lead role in Ajay Devgn helmed Shivaay, a source close to the project says that the actress has not been signed for the film. “No, it’s not true. We don’t know anything about it,” said the source when asked about Kidman’s presence in the film.
Veteran actors Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu’s grand-niece, Sayesha is making her Bollywood debut with Shivaay, which marks Devgn’s comeback to direction after U Me Aur Hum in 2008. It is said to have a host of international stars as Justin Lin, who has direted the action in the Fast & Furious franchise has been brought on board as an action director. The film takes off in February in Canada and is being produced under the banner of Ajay Devgn Films and is backed by Eros International.