First Global Indian Film to have 3 trailers releasing simultaneously on August 8, 9 and 10th 2016.
Ajay Devgn suffered hypothermia whilst shooting a scene. It was a helicopter shot with the fan blades kicking up snow on his body & he was wearing only a leather jacket and jeans.
Ajay Devgan had gone to Canada to shoot the film but returned back without shooting a single day as he did not find the required snow to shoot the film.
Ajay Devgan had almost shelved the film as it had gone over budget with Rs 8-9 Crores having already been spent on extensive research and Pre production costs.
Ajay Devgan had a eight month gap after he shelved the film for sometime and he used those dates to shoot for Drishyam 2015.
The film did not release in Pakistan due to tension between the two countries during that time where political parties had banned Pakistani actors to work in India which made Pakistan ban any content related to Indian films.
Ajay Devgan claimed that self proclaimed critic Kamaal R Khan was paid by Karan Johar to bad mouth the film Ae Dil hai mushkil released on the same day as Shivaay.. Karan Johar denied such a thing. This incident had a major fall out between actress Kajol (who went on to support husband Ajay Devgan ) & Karan Johar.
Film distributors Eros backed out of the film due to budget issues and Pen decided to distribute the film for Ajay Devgan Films,Reliance to be its overseas distribution partner.
During early production stages of Shivaay, before Markus Ertelt even auditioned for the film, Tazito Garcia was signed on for the role of Sgt. Nikolai. Due to unexpected climate changes in the original filming locations in Calgary, Alberta - Canada. The film production went into a one year hiatus and change in filming locations, resulting in the recasting of the character.
After the film got shelved temporarily, Sayyesha Saigal decided to make her debut in Telugu film Akhil in 2015.
Devgn's first release on the Diwali weekend after six years, since "All The Best" (2009).
It was also screened at the 2017 Shanghai International Film Festival on 17 June 2017.
Was released internationally in 60 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, and Chile.
On 11 September 2016, the title track titled "Bolo Har Har Har" was released, which was sung by Mithoon, Mohit Chauhan, Sukhwinder Singh, Badshah, Megha Sriram Dalton, Anugrah.
The film's runtime was later reduced by 19 minutes and the new trimmed version was released in cinemas.
On 27 October 2016, The Indian Express published that self-proclaimed film critic Kamaal R Khan had uploaded the opening sequence of the film on Twitter, which he shot in a theater in Dubai. Devgn, the producer, was quoted saying that he will take legal action against Khan.
An official game based on this film has been released by Zapak Mobile Games Pvt. Ltd, for Android mobile phone users.
Collected INR 10.24 crore from India on its opening day, which was less than Ae Dil Hai Mushkil's INR 13.30 crore domestic first day.
The second song, "Darkhaast", was released on 22 September 2016, and featured vocals by Arijit Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan.
The film collected INR 4.74 crore from North America, INR 78 lakh from UK, INR 95 lakh from Australia, INR 44 lakh from New Zealand and INR 3 lakh from Malaysia .
a complaint had been filed at Delhi Tilak Nagar police station against Ajay Devgan after the first poster was released,The complainant says the poster of the movie shows Ajay Devg an climbing Lord Shiva's figure with shoes on, which hurts the sentiments of the people having faith in Lord Shiva and Hinduism.