Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:15:00 GMT | By IANS

Multilingual Priya hopes to learn Marathi now

Actress Priya Anand, who has starred in Telugu films like 'Vaamanan' and 'Rama Rama Krishna Krishna', wants to learn Marathi now


Multilingual Priya hopes to learn Marathi now (© IANS)

Mumbai: Actress Priya Anand, soon to be seen opposite Jackky Bhagnani in 'Rangrezz', is well-versed in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, English and Spanish languages. Now she hopes to become proficient in Marathi as well.

"My grandmother was Marathi, unfortunately I didn't pick up too much Marathi because she passed away when I was really young. But now that I am in Mumbai, everybody around me is going to teach me Marathi," the 26-year-old said here on Wednesday in an interview.

Born and brought up in Chennai, Priya's father is half Telugu and half Marathi while her mother is a Tamilian.

She has featured in a few Tamil and Telugu films like 'Vaamanan' and 'Rama Rama Krishna Krishna' respectively.

Priya has a soft corner for the Bengali language and said: "I like Bengali, as a language I find it very beautiful. I hope to do a few Bengali films and I hope that it happens soon."

Priya was seen in 'English Vinglish' last year and says language is certainly not a barrier for her and the script is the only criteria for doing a film.

"Language is not a barrier for me, it is very easy for me to pick up languages... I don't go by the language a film is going to be made in, I go by the technical team and the story," she said.

Directed by Priyadarshan, 'Rangrezz' will be Priya's second Bollywood film after a small role in 'English Vinglish'.

Producer Vashu Bhagnani plans to release 'Rangrezz' a night before March 22, Friday, - it will be open for the audience's at theatres after 8:30 p.m. on March 21.

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