It is well known information that Venkat Prabhu is all set to make a movie titled Biriyani with Karthi and Richa Gangopadhyay playing the lead roles. While the preproduction works are going on at a good pace, it seems as if Venkat Prabhu is interested in casting a second heroine for the movie, in addition to Richa Gangopadhyay. Sources close to the movie unit reveal that Diana Penty, the hot newbie who has starred in the recently released Bollywood flick Cocktail, might get the chance to act in Biriyani!
Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green production house is the producer for Biriyani, and according to the sources, he has already approached Diana Penty to play the role of second fiddle in Biriyani. For your information, Diana Penty starred already as a second fiddle in her debut flick, Cocktail, along with Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan. If the sources are to be believed, it seems as if Diana is sure to star in Biriyani, as she has agreed in principle to play the role in the movie. Soon, it seems, Diana would complete the formalities and would sign on the dotted lines.
The source adds that it was Diana Penty, who first impressed Venkat Prabhu for the lead role in Biriyani, as the Mankatha director wanted a fresh and new face to romance Karthi. However, things happened, which landed Richa Gangopadhyay the chance to play the lead role, as Richa – Karthi is a new Jodi in Tamil cinema.
Earlier, Parineeti Chopra of Ishaqzaade fame was supposed to play the role that is now offered to Diana Penty. However, things did not fall in place to rope in Parineeti Chopra into the project, who is also a relative of the famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra.