A source said, "Maryam is playing an important role in the film and it was director Danis Tanovic's idea to cast her."
Maryam joined the likes of former Bond heroines Ursula Andress and Grace Jones when she appeared in the James Bond film The Living Daylights in 1987.
The film is currently being shot in Patiala. Producer Guneet Monga confirmed the news and said, "Yes, she is doing the film and we are extremely happy at the association."
According to reports, the actress is already in Patiala for the film's schedule.