Mumbai: Actor Maniesh Paul is all set to make his debut in Marathi cinema with a special appearance in Vikram Phadnis' debut movie "Hrudayantar".
Maniesh will feature in "Hrudayantar", which will be produced by Vikram Phadnis Productions and Young Berry Entertainment. Maniesh, who shares a great camaraderie with Vikram, shot for his part recently here along with kids.
"Vikram narrated the script of 'Hrudayantar' which I found very interesting. He asked me if I'm interested to play a guest appearance in it and I immediately agreed," Maniesh said in a statement here.
"Vikram is supremely talented and I'm happy to be part of his debut Marathi film. It was an interesting experience to shoot with kids," he added.
Phadnis reveals that the "Jhalak Dikhla Jaa" host plays the role of a celebrity guest at the annual sports day of a school.
"We have approached Maniesh to play the part because I believe he is very active and popular among the younger generation, especially kids who love him. Having him as the chief guest for sports day made the entire environment and occasion on the set amazing and lively," Vikram said.
The muhurat launch of "Hrudayantar" which was held here recently was attended by superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Abbas Mustan, Sanjay Gupta, Sohail Khan, Athiya Shetty, Ritesh Sidhwani, Malaika Arora with sister Amrita Arora, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Anu Deewan, among others.
"Hrudayantar" is an emotional drama featuring popular Marathi actors including Subodh Bhave and Mukta Barve.