But he began concentrating more on ad films and in the interim he worked with Mira Nair on multiple occasions like editing her film The Reluctant Fundamentalist and also directing an episode for her web show A Suitable Boy.
According to Pinkvilla, it is being said that the director is back and he wants to make movies.
The report suggests that besides Yash Raj Studios who backed his last two films, he’s in touch with multiple producers discussing multiple projects, some are original stories and some are remakes. But nothing is locked as of now and no one can be sure which one will go on the floor first.
Shimit would often hit the headlines. He was once rumoured to be making a film with Priyanka Chopra on the life of astronaut Kalpana Chawla. He was also rumoured to be doing a film with Ranveer Singh and another one of him teaming up with SRK again for a two hero film, but none of them turned out to be true.