Entertainment Tollywood 06 May 2018 Stepping out of her ...

Stepping out of her comfort zone

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SASHIDHAR ADIVI
Published May 6, 2018, 12:04 am IST
Updated May 6, 2018, 12:04 am IST
Actress Anju Kurian on her move to Tollywood and what it means to her.
 Anju Kurian
  Anju Kurian

Mollywood actress Anju Kurian is the latest in the long list of actresses from other industries to join Tollywood. Anju will make her Tollywood debut opposite Sumanth in a film directed by Anil Kumar.

Talking about the project, she shares, “I’m having a great time shooting for the film. It is an interesting role,” adding, “The production house saw my photos and asked me to come for an audition and a photo shoot session happened. Soon, they called me for the pooja ceremony of the film; it all happened so quickly.”
The actress adds that playing the role of a teacher in a play school is a different experience. 

 

“My character has a twist and she travels a lot. So it’s very interesting,” she says.

For Anju, working in Tamil and Telugu industries means getting more visibility and shedding her inhibitions “Working in other industries gives me a great opportunity to reach out to more people. It gives a different dimension to my career,” she says, adding, “I am taking Telugu classes now.

Learning a new language makes me express myself better and discover a new culture. Earlier too, I had a few offers from Telugu but didn’t take any up because I didn’t know the language.”

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