"Hopefully, Sajid will start the film next year," the source said.
Ahan's sister Athiya was introduced in Bollywood by Salman Khan with the remake version of Hero, co-starring Sooraj Pancholi.
Ahan's father Suniel Shetty and sister Athiya have welcomed him to the world of cinema by sharing a special post for him on Twitter.
God owes us nothing but gives us everything. Always stay grounded Ahan. Welcome to the beautiful world of films. Always there for you. Papa. pic.twitter.com/ei3iChp0Uq? Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) November 28, 2016
Director-producer Karan Johar congratulated Ahan for his new beginning in the industry.
"In full on training mode. A star in the waiting," he tweeted for Ahan.
Earlier, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:
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