13-year-old Nivedhita and Shivaraj will be acting as father and daughter. This is not the first time that Nivedhita is appearing on screen. In 1998, she had acted in Andaman directed by P.H. Viswanath, which won her a State Award for the best child artiste for 1997-98.
Now Nivedhita is studying in the 7th standard and will report for shooting during her holidays in May and June. The shooting will take place completely in the US. Director Srivastava's film with Shivaraj Kumar, Maadesha, was released last Friday and it was during its shooting that Srivastava got Shiv's consent for the next film which will be produced by Goverdhana Murthy.
Sriavastava also declared his plans to direct a movie featuring all three of Rajkumar's sons. The film, titled Omm, is a Rs. 10 crore project and he will be working on the script for Pyramid Saimira.