Good mileage in ad world and good money too, why are you taking a leap into films?
The range is too big in cinema. The reach is big and I have right requirements.
You have been in Mumbai for long. Have you been noticed in Bollywood?
Yes. I have done a tomboyish role in ‘Tees Pakka’ (30 percent) of Aruna Irani productions. It is a good role and suits my nature.
What is nature related to this cinema?
I am an avid watcher of Tamil films especially that of Suriya and Vijay. I have watched more Tamil films and Rajinikanth’s ‘Sivaji’ I have watched for 15 times.
Are you so much free to watch films?
No. I have done what I wanted to do by my parents. Finished my engineering in the electronic division and while studying I took up various advertisements. I have taken part with actress Asin in Big Bazaar ads.
Your roots seem to be in south India?
You are right. I am from Brahmin Iyer family. My grand parents lived in Thirunelveli. My father Mr Natarajan moved to Mumbai long ago for import and export business. My mother Padma is a school teacher. My father is a big fan of MGR and Sivaji Ganesan films.
With engineering in Electronics you worked somewhere…..
I was an employee of TCS for two and half years. I have traveled widely on my assignments abroad too.
Where do you see Tamil films in Mumbai?
I get calls from PVR whenever Tamil films are released. So my tickets are booked. Some time I go with my sister Aishwarya who is a big fan of films than me.
Have you seen Kannada films?
I can understand Kannada even speak a few words. I have watched some of the films of Puneeth Rajakumar.
Do you like any of the heroines personally?
Among all heroines in Hindi I like Priyanka Chopra.
What is your top priority as of now?
I am waiting for a big break. I am open for films now. I look for good opportunities. I have finished my task for my parents – educating first and now ability to stand on my own legs.