Thiruvananthapuram: Prithviraj Sukumaran is one such Malayalam actor, who is making it very big in Bollywood. He debuted in Hindi with Rani Mukherji's Aiyyaa and later he also played an important role in Aurangzeb. Now, the actor is all set to team up with Bollywood Baadshah Shahrukh Khan and ace director Farah Khan in their upcoming movie Happy New Year (HNY). He is all excited to work with the hit duo.
Happy New Year is a situational comedy and director Farah Khan approached Prithviraj for an important role in it. The actor, who is currently busy with a few South Indian films, is yet to work out his dates for his third Hindi movie. "Farah approached me for it and we have discussed the script a couple of times. I have to work out my dates for it. We will start shooting in September," says Prithviraj.
His performance in Aiyyaa and Aurangzeb has received positive response from both critics and audience, and this keeps him going strong in B-Town. Prithviraj says, "I am in a happy state right now as my performance in Aurangzeb was appreciated and people didn't come out saying they saw a South Indian actor. Audience and critics felt I played my part well and this was a huge achievement."
Prithviraj has already signed to star in Malayalam movies London Bridge and Memories, and Tamil film Kaaviya Thalaivan, which are keeping him busy now. After completing these projects, the Malayalam actor is expected to take up his next Hindi movie. "We will start shooting in September. It will be a great experience to work with a star of SRK's stature," says Prithviraj.