Talking about Saiyami Kher who made her Bollywood debut in 2016 along with Harshvardhan Kapoor in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Mirzya" is all set to now make her Marathi debut opposite Deshmukh in "Mauli".
Confirming the news Ritesh told DNA, " We were looking for a fresh face to cast in Mauli and found that in Saiyami. She is young, vivacious and fits the character of a firebrand Marathi mulgi to the T. We look forward to working with her."
Whereas Saiyami who mother language is also Marathi is very proud to work in her own language of film. She said, "I'm delighted to work in a language that I am very proud of my mother tongue Marathi that, too, opposite Riteish in his home production. He successfully introduced a new genre of action and drama to Marathi cinema with Lai Bhari."
"Mauli will always be very close to my heart as it takes me back to my Maharashtrian roots. I will really miss my grandma on this journey because she would have been proud to see my Marathi debut. I'm really excited and seek everyone's good wishes and blessings," she says.
Incidentally, Saiyami's aunt, Tanvi Azmi, had played Riteish's mother in Lai Bhaari.