Tanisha to be back on big screen with Marathi film `Adhantari`

Tanisha to be back on big screen with Marathi film `Adhantari` Mumbai: Kajol`s younger sister Tanisha Mukherjee, who did not have a successful run in Bollywood, will be soon making her debut in Marathi cinema with Akshay Kumar`s home production `Adhantari`.

Tanisha debuted in Hindi cinema in 2003 with `Ssshhh` and was later seen in Ram Gopal Varma`s `Sarkar`, `Sarkar Raaj` and `Neil N Nikki` among others but could not make it big in Hindi films following which she is exploring a new territory.

The 35-year-old actress has been signed by Grazing Goat Pictures owned by Akshay Kumar and Ashwini Yardi.

"We are doing a Marathi film titled `Adhantari` with Tanisha," Akshay said.

Reportedly, the film will be shot in Pune and London and Sumit Raghavan will play Tanisha`s love interest. The movie is directed by Gauri Karekar Sarwate.

Akshay`s production house aims to expand its reach in regional cinema.

"As a producer I am making Marathi and Punjabi films. I think it is important as a producer to back regional films. There is a huge scope for such kind of cinema. But there are very few who are attempting to produce regional films.

"I have already finished a Marathi film titled `72 Miles`, then we have `Adhantari` and a Punjabi film called `Paaji in Trouble`," the actor-producer said.

Ask him if he would be acting or doing a cameo in regional films, Akshay says, "As of now, no... I am not doing it but if I get a good role I will love to do it."

PTI