Thu, 04 Jul 2013 14:15:00 GMT | By IANS

Director Sasi happy for Bharath's B'wood debut

'Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu' director Sasi says he is happy for lead actor Bharath Niwas's bollywood debut 'Jackpot'


Director Sasi happy for Bharath's B'wood debut (© Filmysouth)

Chennai: Tamil director Sasi, who worked with Bharath in upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller 'Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu', is elated for the actor who has landed an important role in upcoming Hindi film 'Jackpot'.

"I was told that director Kaizad Gustad saw the trailer of my film 'Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu', and roped in Bharath for his film. I'm extremely happy that it is because of my film that he got an opportunity to make his Bollywood debut. I'm sure he will do extremely well," Sasi told IANS.

Bharath plays a south Indian character in 'Jackpot', which also features Sunny Leone, Naseeruddin Shah and Sachin Joshi. The film is currently being shot in Goa.

Sasi vouches for Bharath's hard work.

"He spent months on his getting his six packs look right. He worked extremely hard for it. I remember he once told me that he survived on only egg whites for months. My film is yet to release, but I think his hard work has paid off," he said.

In 'Jackpot', Bharath plays a character from Pondicherry and who settles down in Goa. For the role, the actor is learning Hindi with the help of a tutor on sets.

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