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'Kolaveri Di' singer gets a break in Hindi films

NEW DELHI: Even as actor Rajnikant, who migrated from Mumbai but became a success in Tamil films, has already made his mark in Hindi films, his son-in-law Dhanush who recently hit the headlines with his song ‘Kolaveri Di’ is all set to step into Hindi films.


Actor Dhanush had himself written the lyric ‘Kolaveri Di’ for his wife Aishwarya Rajnikanth Dhanush’s Tamil film ‘3’.


Aanand L Rai, who said he had been on the lookout for a simple-looking boy for his film ‘Raanjhnaa’, selected Dhanush when he saw the actor in the Tamil film Aadukalam for which he won the National award.


Apparently Dhanush is not well versed with Hindi, but he is all set to learn the language and has even visited Varanasi to familiarise himself with the culture of the area.


Rai said his film is an intense love story. “Just like my film Tanu Weds Manu, the film and its characters will take you to Delhi, Punjab, Chennai, etc.”


Dhanush said he had been approached before ‘Kolaveri Di’ was recorded and sung. “It’s a big deal to get a launch like this at the beginning of my career here. Aanand’s script is different from regular cinema; it’s one of those ‘made to make a difference’ kind of films”, the actor said.

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