Producer Kartikeya Talreja says, "Riya was a bit reluctant, but when we explained to her how it will be a good change for her, she agreed to do the film."
Did she meet some construction workers to learn their mannerisms and behaviour? "I have seen them all my life", Riya says.
With Zor Lagaa Ke...Haiya, Gemini Studios is entering feature film production. The film, now nearing completion, is produced by Kartikeya Talreja and written and directed by Girish Girija Joshi. It features Mithun Chakraborty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Seema Biswas, Riya Sen, Sachin Khedekar, Raj Zutshi and Gulshan Grover with five kids - Meghan Jadhav, Ashwin Chitale, Ayeshka Kaduskar, Ritwik Tyagi and Hardik S.Thakkar - playing stellar roles. Music by Bapi-Tutul, lyrics by Amitabh Verma and cinematography by Hari add to the credits.