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Meaty roles are my priority, says Anushka

Posted on: 13/Jul/2011 4:05:57 AM
Anushka is ruling the roost in both Tollywood and Kollywood. An actress with immense potential, she knows the knack of combining glamour with performance-oriented roles.

She is confident of Deiva Thirumagal fetching her laurels.  After a commercial outing in Singham opposite Suriya, she is now part of Deiva Thirumagal, directed by A L Vijay. She is starring alongside Vikram. 

Anushka says, `For an actress to get such powerful roles is a rarity. I consider myself blessed to get one`.

Excerpts of an interview with Anushka

Say something on Deiva Thirumagal?

It is a family entertainer with a difference. It comes with the tagline `Love is life`. It harps on relationships.     I play the role of an advocate in the film. 

It is a `different` film with a `different` script. I play a meaty role which gives me enough scope to perform and a chance to leave an impression among the masses.

Your experiences with director A L Vijay and actor Vikram?

Vijay is a director with good potential. He handles complex themes with ease. An epitome of patience, he knows what best he should give the audience.  Vikram is a talented actor and he is serious about his profession. Acting with him will help us learn a lot about acting. He gets under the skin of the character and performs.

Comment on your co-stars in Deiva Thirumagal?

Vikram is a professional, while Amala Paul has great talent.  Santhanam not just provides humour but emotes well. Three cheers to young Sarah, who plays the role of Vikram`s daughter in the film. Also, Nirav Shah`s cinematography and G V Prakash`s music add strength to the film.

Tell us about your co-stars in Tamil cinema so far? 

In Vettaikaran, I shared the screen with Vijay. He is a great human being and is down-to-earth. He has potential that is yet to be tapped. In Singham, my co-star was Suriya. He is a doting father, adorable hubby and a devout son. He combines all things well. As far as Vikram is concerned, he is serious about his job. He is an actor whose instincts rubs on his co-stars.