Friday, November 08, 2013
| 1:16:06 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
0 Comments | 1560 Views | Copyright: IANS
Southern actress Anushka Shetty was originally considered for the role essayed by Priya Mani in forthcoming Telugu revenge-drama "Chandi", slated to release Friday. But the makers are content with Priya's performance in the film.
"Since it's a revenge drama with lot of action, we wanted to cast Anushka because she is known for her action avatar in films such as 'Arundhati'. But things didn't materialise and we finally settled with Priya, who did a splendid job of playing her role with utmost ease," V. Samudra, the film's director, told IANS.
"Priya learnt archery and swordfighting for the film. In fact, she even pulled off most stunt sequences on her own. I'm sure her role will be a treat for her fans," he added.
Samudra says he based Priya's character on Indian freedom activist Alluri Seetarama Raju.
"People wouldn't really be interested in watching a period film nowadays. Therefore, I designed the character that's imprinted with the ideologies of freedom activist Alluri Seetarama Raju in modern day. Priya plays the fourth generation daughter of Alluri in the film," he said.
"She also fights a battle but against corrupt politicians who use government sanctioned lands for their personal use," added Samudra.
Popular Search Terms: actor anushka, southern actress, actress anushka
Actor Vikramjeet Virk, who plays the antagonist in upcoming Telugu ...
Actor Nandoo has dubbed for Tamil actor Arya in upcoming Telugu ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK
Quick Links :Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index