'It's not that,' said Jiah, who was born in New York and raised in London. 'I was looking at several offers. I chose what I liked best,' Jiah told IANS.
Beyond confirming her presence in 'Gajini', Jiah is afraid to say anything more for fear of being dropped from the project.
One may recall that Kangana had been considered for the part but was apparently eliminated after the news leaked out.
In this story of an amnesiac man's hunt for his fiancee's killer, inspired by Christopher Nolan's thriller 'Memento', the original Tamil film's leading lady Asin has been signed opposite Aamir Khan in the first half.
And why isn't Jiah doing any more films with her mentor Ram Gopal Varma?
'Why don't you ask him that?' she shot back. 'Maybe he doesn't have anything that suits me. We haven't fallen out or anything. We connected just two weeks ago.'ALSO READ: Priyanka Chopra's delightful escapade on LA streets with baby Malti; don't miss her 'daddy's mini' hoodie