Prassthanam: Amyra Dastur drives 'tuk-tuk' like a professional

Updated: Sep 01, 2019, 12:50 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Uttar Pradesh

Well, we certainly can't wait to watch Amyra Dastur display her stellar acting chops onscreen along with her tuk-tuk driving skills

Amyra Dastur. Image sourced from the PR
Amyra Dastur. Image sourced from the PR

Amyra Dastur is displaying her talents for her upcoming film, Prassthanam, which is a political thriller. The actress, who grabbed eyeballs with a brief appearance in the teaser of Prassthanam, is known to put her all for every movie she does and this political drama is no different.

Reportedly, Amya Dastur plays a university student, who writes about politics in this Sanjay Dutt starrer. The petite actress was asked to drive a tuk-tuk (autorickshaw) for a romantic number between her and Ali Fazal. The vehicle is commonly called tuk-tuk in Uttar Pradesh. Ali Fazal plays Sanjay Dutt's son in Prassthanam. And while for someone who has no experience of driving this vehicle, it could be quite a daunting task, on the contrary, our talented lady was pretty cool about the idea of driving a tuk-tuk.

Amyra Dastur was really excited to drive the autorickshaw. Not just this, the 26-year-old perfected her driving skills from a local auto driver. 

Speaking about the experience, Amyra Dastur said, "It was really a thrilling experience and I was excited to learn to drive a tuk tuk. It is pretty similar to riding a scooty, which I had learnt for my film Koi Jaane Na. My tuk tuk driving scene is a part of a romantic song sequence. It is a beautiful song, which is shot in Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, La Martiniere College and showcases the essence of UP's beauty."

Prassthanam is slated to release on September 20, 2019.

Also Read: Ali Fazal, Amyra Dastur laugh a lot while filming romantic scenes in Prassthanam

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