Australian actress learns Hindi for 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2'

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Australian model-turned-actress Kristina Akheeva, who is making her Bollywood debut with "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2", brushed up her Hindi-speaking skills during the film's shooting. She feels it will help her in the long run.

"I am indeed taking my career in Bollywood very seriously and I think that the language plays a very important role. Hence, I am brushing up my Hindi skills," Kristina said in a statement.

Kristina, who has been paired with Sunny Deol in the film, recently wrapped up a three-month-long schedule for the movie.

According to sources, the cast and crew of "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" helped Kristina brush up her skills too.

The romantic comedy, a sequel to the 2011 film "Yamla Pagla Deewana", has been directed by Sangeeth Sivan.

Kristina had a very rewarding experience shooting in London with the Deols - Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby - and now she is considering new projects that are coming her way.

In "Yamla Pagla Deewana", Australian actress Emma Brown Garrett had featured opposite Sunny.