'Shivam', a project in the combination of Mahesh Babu, Sonakshi Sinha and Director Krish, was widely discussed in the film circles and among film lovers. Even Sonakshi was very excited about this project soon after the narration given by Krish and signed it immediately. Ever since Rajamouli declared that the storyline has been fantastic, Expectations grew on this venture and fans of Mahesh waited for several months for the film to go on floors.
Reportedly, Mahesh Babu showed some interest on the script initially but he had turned down the project by the time bound script was ready for reasons known best to him.
When asked about the project in a recent interview, Krish conveyed, "Because of few reasons, This project has been kept on hold. Its one of those stories which is very close to my heart. Surely, I will direct this movie. As of now, I am not sure when it will happen and with whom I would be making it!".