Prithviraj to start Aiyya with Rani in October!

Last Updated: Sun, Oct 02, 2011 12:52 hrs

Prithviraj is all set to start the shoot of his new film in Hindi Aiyya with Rani Mukerji.

The film directed by Sachin Kundalkar and produced by Anurak Kashyap will start rolling in Mumbai from October first week.

Aiyya is set in Mumbai against a Marathi family background. Rani will play a typical Marathi girl dressed in Salwars and will be sprouting Marathi mixed with Hindi.

Prithviraj will be playing a Tamil guy who speaks Hindi with a thick south Indian accent.

In an interview 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 Maharashtran girl and a south
Indian guy.”

Prithviraj said that he decided to do this project not because he visualizes doing a Hindi film and said: "I rejected plenty of offers from Hindi. However, I found Anurag's script so interesting that I decided that 'Ayya' would be my first Hindi film. I'll also be dubbing for the movie in Hindi.”

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