The actress, who is also a writer and a child rights activist,
plays Sugandha, Raja Ravi Varma's muse. The movie which is based on
the life and times of the 19th century legendary painter Raja Ravi
Varma played by Randeep Hooda, is all set to release on
"It feels just like Diwali should - a new and auspicious
beginning for our film, a burst of music, a celebration of lights,
color and love" says Nandana who is actively involved in promoting
When asked about the various controversies that surround the
movie especially for its nude and intimate scenes, Nandana says
"Rang Rasiya focuses on art and freedom, not sex and
nudity. It would be so ironic to censor myself in a film that
criticizes censorship, wouldn't it?"
She further adds that Ketan Mehta is an extremely sensitive
filmmaker and it was only after he reassured her that she finally
overcame her apprehensions and said yes for the movie. The
beautiful actress credits her hugely supportive family for always
standing by the decisions she makes. "I took time to think it over
and to discuss it with my family".
Clearing the air about reports that said she has started taking
her marriage more seriously after playing Godesses Saraswati and
Lakshmi, the Nandana quipped, "I have grown up worshipping both
Goddesses, especially Saraswati who is our family deity. But I love
being human, with all my flaws and follies!"
When asked whether the movie will be a box office success or
not, the talented actress was confident that ‘Rang Rasiya'
is a unique film with strong story, stunning visuals and great
music, perfect ingredients for a mega blockbuster.
Nandana has various other projects in the pipeline. Her next
Bengali movie is based on a Tagore story. Here's wishing the doe
eyed beauty and the entire team of ‘Rang Rasiya' all the
Presented by Jayantilal Gada (Pen), Rang Rasiya is directed by Ketan Mehta, produced by Deepa Sahi and Aanand Mahendroo.