But, these barbed comments have boosted her thirst to perform well and she is seriously working hard to improve her acting skills. Her forthcoming film, Venkata in Sankata, is almost complete and she is all praise for director Ramesh Aravind. It was on the sets of Venkata... that she learned to deliver the dialogues without looking at the dialogue sheets.
Although pretty and talented, Sharmila says she still does not have the confidence to do solo heroine films. She believes that she cannot carry a film on her shoulders and prefers to be in big banner, multi-cast films for the time being.