Tamannaah never wanted to miss doing `Himmatwala` remake

Mumbai: Southern star Tamannaah Bhatia, who would be seen in the Hindi remake of `Himmatwala`, feels fortunate to be a part of the film.

In the remake version of `Himmatwala`, directed by Sajid Khan, Tamannaah would be seen opposite actor Ajay Devgn.

The film is a remake of the 1983 hit with the same name, which had Jeetendra and Sridevi in the lead.

"I am from Mumbai and I was waiting for a good script to come my way. I was happy when I was offered this film. I wouldn`t have missed the opportunity to do this movie," the actress told reporters here last evening.

She had made her debut in films in 2005 with the Hindi movie - `Chand Sa Roshan Chehra` and thereafter went on to do films down south till `Himmatwala` came her way.

"I was very excited to know that I would be a part of this film. Sajid Khan and Ajay Devgn is a briiliant combination," she said.

The film is set to release on March 29 this year.