Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran is making his debut in Bollywood with the film Aiyyaa which is releasing on October 12. However, he bagged a role in Yash Raj Films latest production Aurangzeb, which is believed to be a remake of Trishul.
It is said that while Prithviraj was shooting for a song for Aiyyaa along with Rani Mukherjee at Yash Raj Studios, Sanu Sharma, the casting director of Aditya Chopra, happened to notice the Malayalam actor. Soon Prithvi got call for auditioning for the role.
Aurangzeb is directed by Atul Sabharwal, and features Arjun Kapoor in a double role. The cast includes Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh and Sikander Kher. Sasha Agha, daughter of Salma Agha, is making her debut as the female lead.