actress Padmapriya, who is presently shooting for
writer-turned-director Shridhar's debut venture Thamassu,
has said that she never knew that the Kannada film industry had
such an amazing actor like Shivaraj Kumar. She feels that her
chemistry with him on the sets is unique, very committed and
Padmapriya is all excited for bagging the project
Thamassu. She reveals how Shivaraj Kumar was insistent
that she do the film. The Hat-trick hero had watched her
Pokkisham thrice. He liked her performance in it and also
felt that she would suit the character of lead lady in
The shooting of the movie Thamassu was launched on
October 23 and now it is almost nearing its completion. Talking
about the film crew, she feels that everyone has been ggod to her
on the sets. "I never knew that the Kannada film industry had such
an amazing actor like Shivaraj Kumar. Our chemistry on the sets is
also unique — very committed and professional," the Bangalore times
quotes her saying.
Shivanna plays a tough cop while Padmapriya plays his wife. Now
she has become 'Pancha Bhashya Taare' after entering Kannada film.
Talking about Kannada films, she says, “I don"t think Kannada is a
second-grade industry. Film-makers here make good cinema, too. As
for me, I got a good offer and I had to grab it."