Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Entry into Cinema

Having been so involved in the classical arts, what made Sukanya turn to films? With her trademark disarming smile, she says, "Acting just happened. When I was selected as the heroine for the film "Puthu Nellu Puthu Nathu" I wasn't exactly overwhelmed with joy. I always wanted to do something different. So when the opportunity came, I was just happy to do it. It was only after the film's release that I thought I was capable of acting. This was enough to motivate me to do roles that not only satisfied me, but also film-goers. "Walter Vetrivel" and "Indian" are fine examples of how I explored my creative urge. But even when I was doing films, dance continued to be an all-consuming passion."

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