The beautiful and well known Kuchipudi artist Sandhya Raju is very excited about her debut in Malayalam thriller Careful directed by VK Prakash that is slated for release this month. Sandhya Raju spent a great amount of time to get into the skin of her character as an investigative journalist to add authenticity to her character.
“When Prakash narrated the story to me and my character as a debutant actress in Malayalam, I could not have asked for a better entry! It was a well-etched character in waiting for me and I am quite optimistic the audience will love me in the film,” says Sandhya Raju.
Jubilant about her makeover from being a passionate Kuchipudi exponent to an actress, Sandhya says, “I loved the story – the film gives immense scope for an artist like me to be true to the character. It’s exciting and intriguing.”
Sandhya has a lot of good words for her director, “Prakash is a person who lets you sink into the character with a great amount of freedom. It was my first film in Malayalam, and he never made me feel like a debutant.”
Asked what her first thoughts were performing with seasoned co-actors, Sandhya said, “It was a great learning experience for me and I thoroughly enjoyed working amongst seasoned actors like VijayBabu, Vineeth Kumar, Jomol, Saiju Kurup and Aju Verghese.”
The trailer of the film continues to garner good reviews both from the trade and movie audience. Careful is produced by Suresh Balaji and George Pius of Wide Angle Creations.