On his twitter account, Ram Gopal Varma confirmed that he wanted Sunny Leone to do the item number but it did not happen. He wrote, “We were tryng fr Sunny Leone bt by God's grace it dint wrk out or else v wud hv lost out on smone as divine as Nathalia Kaur nd I thank God for that.”
Praising newcomer Nathalia Kaur to heavens, he posted, “I nvr hid a fact tht am a devotee of womans beauty..bt I hvn't seen nyone mre beautiful thn Nathalia kaur who did dan dan song in Department. I dint ever see a Nathalia kind of combination of a classically beautiful face with an angel like body nd then so highly expressive”
It is said that Ram Gopal Varma, who expressed his desire to Mahesh Bhatt to cast Sunny Leone for the item number, had to make a deal. A concerned and possessive Bhatt laid down a few conditions over her casting, which irked RGV and made him to change his plans.