For 'Jiah Aur Jiah', Richa Chadda to learn Tamil

Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadda, who will be seen sharing the screen space with Kalki Koechlin in "Jiah Aur Jiah", will have to learn Tamil language for the girl bonding movie, in which the two actresses will be swapping cultural identities.

Delhi girl Richa, who tip-toed into Bollywood as Dolly in "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" and made it big as fiery Nagma in the crime thriller series "Gangs of Wasseypur", will be seen as a Tamilian, while Kalki, who is from Puducherry, will play a Punjabi girl in "Jian Aur Jiah".

"I will be taking Tamil lessons before we start shooting. It is difficult for me, who is a North Indian, to speak in Tamil, but it's going to be fun," Richa told IANS while talking about the project.

"I will have to undergo a training in Tamil language to get the right diction and to justify my character," added the actress.

Directed by Howard Rosemeyer, "Jiah Aur Jiah" will be widely shot in Sweden and Richa will start "shooting for the film in October".

"I am looking forward to the film as Kalki is a wonderful person and it will he fun to work with her," added the 24-year-old who was recently seen in "Fukrey".


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