In the recent press meet of Nimir, Udhayanidhi explains on a funny note that Priyadharshan has not watched his previous movies and that is why he got this movie with him. On a serious note, we have seen over the years how Udhay has shaped up his career and he has tremendously improved as an actor.

It is very exciting to see him takes movies like Manidhan and Nimir and he also quotes that his wife director Krithika commented that Udhay has done 50% of Fahadh Faasil's performance in the original.