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Prithviraj to debut in Bollywood with Rani Mukherjee

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Published: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 17:42 [IST]

Prithviraj to debut in Bollywood with Rani
Malluwood sensation Prithviraj, who had rejected many Bollywood offers in the past is all ready to act in a Bollywood film titled Aiyya opposite Rani Mukherjee. Aiyaa is being directed by the National Award winning Marathi director Sachin Kundalkar.

Prithviraj will begin shooting for the film Aiyya in Mumbai from October first week.

The plot is set against a Marathi family background in Mumbai. Rani Mukherjee adorns the role of a typical Maharashtrian girl dressed in Salwars and will be speaking in Marathi mixed with Hindi.

Prithviraj will play the role of a Tamil boy who speaks Hindi with a strong southern accent.

In an interview with a leading newspaper, the National Award winning Marathi director Sachin Kundalkar said: “Aiyya is my first Hindi film. It is going to be a romantic quirky love story between a Maharashtrian girl and a south Indian guy."

Speaking about his decision to do the Bollywood film, Prithviraj said, “I rejected plenty of offers from Hindi. However, I found Anurag's script so interesting that I decided that Aiyya would be my first Hindi film. I'll also be dubbing for the movie in Hindi."

Topics: prithviraj, rani mukherjee
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