Koimoi.com brings you 5 things you didn’t know about Shaitan:
2. In 2008, Nambiar won the Hollywood television reality show, Gateway. As the winner, his first film was supposed to be produced by Ashok Amritraj. However, the project never took off.
4. Vinay Venkatesh, the vocalist of the Mumbai-based death metal band Bhayanak Maut, was friends with Bejoy Nambiar. Bejoy had casually mentioned that he wanted to use one of their songs in his film. That’s how their song Habemus Papam, from their 2009 album ‘Untitled Bhayanak Maut Album’ appears in the film.
5. Bejoy had already roped in Kalki Koechlin for the movie before Anurag Kashyap stepped in as the film’s producer. Kalki’s character in Shaitan, Amy, does a lot of charcoal painting. Kalki prepared for the role by practicing charcoal painting for three months. A lot of her paintings have been used in the film.