Sreeram was the winner of season five of singing reality show "Indian Idol".
"Shedding weight for the film was extremely challenging because I have never lost so much weight in my life. I somehow managed to lose 15 kg for the film for the simple reason that I was very passionate about becoming an actor," Sreeram told IANS.
He said acting was always on his mind.
"I enjoy singing, but I always aspired to be an actor. I still remember how many scripts I turned down before finally saying yes to PGJ. I'm happy being part of this film. Besides undergoing acting workshop, I also enrolled for kickboxing classes," he added.
The film also features Priyanka Chopra's cousin Barbie Handa. It is directed by debutant Subbu R.V.
Produced by M Bhasker and D.B Bhasker, the film is slated to release soon.
--IANS (Posted on 08-10-2013)