In preparation for his Telugu debut in "Sita Ramam," Mrunal Thakur underwent intensive language instruction.

Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur says she took two months of intense Telugu language instruction in order to improve her on-screen pronunciation for the role in "Sita Ramam," which she is poised to make her Telugu debut in.

The movie starring Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan was directed by Hanu Raghavapudi, Mrunal's formal south Indian debut.

Suvarna Majji provided Mrunal with private English lessons, sometimes in-person at her Mumbai home and other times via phone and video sessions.

 For a month, Mrunal received instruction, spending two hours every day honing her Telugu pronunciation and grammar for "Sita Ramam."

Mrunal commented as she described her part in "Sita Ramam" "I have always been drawn to India's heartland. These surroundings produce likeable, fascinating, interesting, and most importantly, extremely genuine individuals.

Given that I enjoy a challenge, the fact that people are complimenting how I portray Sita in the film (based on their responses to the trailer and songs) is a huge compliment to me."

"I made it a point to ensure that my diction was flawless throughout the film. I often attempt to put myself in the position of my roles, therefore for Sita Ramam I underwent diction instruction once more "said the "Super 30" actress.

In addition to "Sita Ramam," Mrunal Thakur's next films include "Gumrah," which stars Aditya Roy Kapoor, and "Pippa," which stars Ishaan Khattar.