Model-turned-actress Disha Pandey, who has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi industries, is all set to make her debut in Sandalwood. She will be seen in the female lead in forthcoming Kannada movie Jayalalitha starring Sharan.
Jayalalitha is a out-and-out comedy entertainer. On asking about acting in this genre, Disha Pandey said that she enjoys comedy films, but she finds it most challenging simply because it is difficult to make people laugh.
She said, "I love watching comedy films and even enjoy working in them, but I think to make people cry is easy, and to make them laugh is extremely challenging. There are so many things that go in to bring out comedy."
Jayalalitha is the remake of Malayalam blockbuster Mayamohini, which starred Dileep, Biju Menon, Lakshmi Rai, Mythili, Baburaj and Spadikam George in the cast. Continue reading the story on the slideshow and also see some of Disha Pandey's pictures...
For comedy, it's very important to understand the language, feels Disha. "If I can't understand the language, then how can I know my co-star's lines in a comedy sequence? Generally, I only learn my lines, but with the help of others on a set, I understand lines in a new language and perform," she added.
Acted in Tamil, Telugu and B-town
Disha has featured in Tamil and Telugu films such as Tamizh Padam and Race, respectively. She has also featured in Hindi films such as Bolo Raam and Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga.
Keen On Learning Languages
She believes that it is exciting to venture into a new industry where she gets to learn a bit of the language and its culture. "It's always exciting to venture into a new industry where I get to learn a bit of the language and its culture," said Disha
P Kumar's Jayalalitha
Jayalalitha is directed by P Kumar of Only Vishnuvardhana and Charulatha fame. Meanwhile, Disha's upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual Manadhil Maayam Seidhai is nearing completion.