After playing a meaty role in Teja directorial Sita, actress Mannara is set to star in yet another interesting film titled. Hi5. The dance-based drama is being helmed by choreographer-turned-director, Amma Rajasekhar.
Mannara, who has already started shooting for the film, says that the director saw her performance in Zid, and approached her while she was judging a reality show in Hyderabad.
“Having studied choreography and given several dance performances in award shows, I have always been passionate about dance,” she explains, adding, “I wanted to do a dance-based film from a long time, so I was thrilled with the concept.”
The Jakkanna actress reveals that she’s playing the role of a lady boss in a typical corporate set-up. “I play a girl who knows how to get things done, and it’s an empowering role. It has scope for performance and dance,” says the actress, who reveals that the director transformed her look for the part.
“I went for an image makeover for this role. I am also sporting costumes which I haven’t tried earlier, so I was surprised to see myself on camera,” she adds....