Sonu Sood, synonymous with vicious on-screen villain, is for a change playing a positive role in the film titled Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya, which is being directed by Prabhu Dheva and produced by Kumar Taurani of TIPS Films.
This film, an official Hindi remake of the Telugu film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana and is the launch vehicle for Girish Kumar, the TIPS heir apparent.
Shruti Haasan plays the female lead. Vinod Khanna, Randhir Kapoor and Poonam Dhillon play supporting characters. The shooting of the film is now in progress at the outskirts of Pune.
The title Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya is inspired by the cult number from Raj Kapoor’s iconic film Shri 420.