Rani Mukherjee opposite South star Prithviraj

Rani Mukherjee has signed a film opposite South star Prithviraj in the Hindi remake of Tami film, ‘Ayya’ in which the plays a Tamil Painter. Impressed with the film storyline and Prithviraj's acting, Anurag Kashyap decided to remake the film in Hindi. This film will also mark the debut of Prithviraj in Bollywood.

National Award winning Marathi director Sachin Kundalkar will direct the movie. This would be his first Bollywood movie.

Prithviraj said that he decided to do this project not because he visualizes doing a Hindi film. "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," he added.

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