Learning sword fighting was exhilarating: Shruti Haasan

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Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan says learning sword fighting for the upcoming historical drama “Sanghamitra” was mentally engaging and exhilarating.

Shruti essays the role of a warrior princess in filmmaker Sundar C’s mega budget tri-lingual drama. The actress has been training with a professional sword fighting expert and action choreographer in London.

“I was so glad to have this opportunity to learn a new physical art form. After having martial arts as part of my life early on, sword fighting was a whole new experience which was physically and mentally engaging and exhilarating,” Shruti said in a statement.

Also starring Arya and Jayam Ravi, the film will be made on a budget of Rs 150 crore. Produced by Sri Thenandal Films, it will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

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The actress added that she is “looking forward to using this in my role in ‘Sanghamitra'”.

–IANS

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