Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Akshay helped me learn Marathi for 'Khiladi 786': Asin

Actor Akshay Kumar turns teacher for his 'Khiladi 786' co-star Asin Thottumkal.


Akshay helped me learn Marathi for 'Khiladi 786': Asin (© Varinder Chawla)

Mumbai: Asin Thottumkal had to learn Marathi for her upcoming film 'Khiladi 786' and says co-star Akshay Kumar was a great help.

"I had to learn Marathi but Akshay was a great help because he speaks Marathi very fluently and all my dialogues have a Hindi accent with a little Maharashtrian touch and this is the first time I am playing such a character, an out-and-out Maharashtrian girl called Indu Tendulkar," the 27-year-old said while promoting the film at a mall.

"So, it was a lot of fun. I went all out for the character and hopefully it will have a good response," she added.

Asin's last two films 'Housefull 2' and 'Bol Bachchan' were superhits and she hopes "Khiladi 786" turns out to be even a bigger hit.

"Hopefully, keeping fingers crossed for a hat-trick. This year really has been very good for me with 'Housefull 2' and 'Bol Bachchan' doing really, really well. I hope 'Khiladi 786' follows and hopefully breaks the record of the last two ones and I am looking forward to that," Asin said.

Directed by Ashish R. Mohan, 'Khiladi 786' hits theatres on December 7.

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