Mirror had reported that after the overwhelming response to Hindi Medium in China, where it opened on April 4, Dinesh Vijan is gearing up for another quirky comedy, ‘Made in China’ with Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy will roll in September in Mumbai, travelling to Gujarat and subsequently China.
Raj plays a struggling Gujarati businessman and Mouni a Mumbai girl who moves to Ahmedabad after marrying him. “She’s a simple housewife, living in a lower middle-class locality, feisty and crazy about Raj. She’s by his side through his struggle and pushes him to go to China when the opportunity calls. Raj, who wants to give her the best, crosses the Great Wall hoping to become a successful entrepreneur. It’s the couple’s fascinating journey,” said the source.
The film, helmed by Gujarati director Mikhil Musale, marks Raj’s second collaboration with Dinesh after ‘Stree’. He’s equally excited to have the “sensual and sensitive” Mouni on board. “We wanted someone who’d connect with the heartland and Mouni, a typical Indian beauty, has a huge fan following. She has a strong personality but gentle eyes and is a good dancer which is essential for the role as her character has a passion for classical Indian dance having learnt it. She has started working on her Gujarati dialect. Raj will start prep soon and the chameleon he is, I’m sure he’ll quickly get into character,” says Dinesh.
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