Talking to Times of India, Krish revealed that Sonakshi Sinha
would play a girl named Meenakshi in his much-hyped next
directorial venture Shivam. He says that he was very much
impressed with the Bollywood babe's performance in Dabangg.
Especially, her big and beautiful eyes impressed him the
"I wrote the script a while back, and to be honest, I had
Sonakshi in my mind while I was sketching the female lead. The
character, Meenakshi, will have big and beautiful eyes. And when I
saw her in Dabangg, I was impressed. Her eyes are mighty
expressive, and hold a lot of power," TOI quotes Krish as
However, Shivam would be a big budget movie and producer Ashwini Dutt is investing money on it. Sources claim that the film is likely to be a Tamil-Telugu bilingual. If the news turns true then it will be Mahesh Babu's first straight Tamil film. Talking about its shooting, Krish says that the movie will go on floors with later half of this year.