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Shooting of 'Raanjhnaa' starts in Varanasi

Posted on Sep 04, 08:29PM | UNI

Kolavari di fame Dhanush, son-in-law of megastar Rajnikant, will make his Bollywood debut in director Aanand L Rai's film 'Raanjhnaa'.

The shooting of the film got underway here today at Ramnagar Fort on the banks of Ganga river.

Dhanush will play a Hindi speaking Brahmin boy named 'Kundan' for and which he is also taking Hindi speaking lessons.

Actress Sonam Kapoor is the female lead in the movie.

Previously Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha were signed for the flick but were dropped later. Actor Abhay Deol could be seen in a cameo appearance in the film.

'Tanu Weds Manu' fame director Aanand Rai and actress Sonam told mediepersons here last night that they will be staying in Varanasi for next two months and will be shooting for the film.

The ghats and by-lanes of Varanasi would be the key attraction in the film which is expected to be released in May or June next year.

Renowned composer A R Rahman has given music to six songs in the film.