Reigning queen Priyamani is truly excited about her role in ace Mani Ratnam’s big budget bilingual Raavan/ Ashokavanam, a modern adaptation of the epic Ramayana. This movie marks the Bollywood entry of Priyamani though not as a leading lady. Of course, every South Indian actresses dreams of a big launch in Bollywood.
There were some recent rumours that Priyamani, who has already completed her portions in both Hindi and Tamil versions of Raavan, was camping in Mumbai in search of Bollywood offers. When asked for confirmation, she admitted that it is her dream to act in Hindi films, but rubbished rumours that she is desperately seeking Bollywood offers.
National award-winner Priyamani is playing Surpanakha’s role in Raavan, produced by Mani Ratnam’s sister Sharda under Ratnam’s banner Madras Talkies. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai are the lead pair in Hindi, while Vikram will play the lead opposite Aishwarya in Tamil. Priyamani is now busy shooting for the Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster Ready with Puneeth Rajkumar.