Seems like Crazy Star Ravichandran is overwhelmed with the feedback that he got for his father's role in Sandalwood's recent offering Maanikya. The movie has received rave reviews mainly for father-son's role, which was played by Ravichandran and Sudeep respectively. The duo shared an amazing chemistry as father-son in the film, which was very much impressive than the original Telugu film Mirchi that had Sathyaraj and Prabhas in the same role. (Maanikya Movie Review - Nalla Malla Rocks).
Ravichandran, who is basking in the satisfaction of carrying a new role, has revealed that he and Sudeep are not just father-son in the movie, but they also share the same emotional attachment in the real life. The ace actor, who was planning to play father to his son in his debut also said that he has found another son in Sudeep. "I had planned to play father to my son (yet to make his debut) on screen. But now, I have found another son in Sudeep. I did not do this because I was waiting for an opportunity of a lifetime or for a role that would change my life. I did this only for Sudeep," says Ravichandran, who never regrets for playing father at this age. Continue reading the story on slide show...
I Love Sudeep
"I love Sudeep and you can see that love in the form of my expressions on screen. People have loved the role because they can see the father in me there. They see that love in my eyes shows the bond - a bond that I already have for that boy," adds Ravi
Ravi Credits The Success To Sudeep
Ravichandran also credited Maanikya's success to Kiccha Sudeep, who had earlier said that he will not start the movie without Ravichandran.
Ravichandran Is Happy For The Role
Ravichandran agreeing to play father to Sudeep had raised the eye-brows of many in Sandalwood. Ravichandran, who is happy for his decision said, "I have people telling me that I should not have done the role. But I am not the kind who will listen to anybody in this regard. I will decide to play father, brother or even sister, as long as I am convinced to do so."
Ravi Did The Film For Sudeep
He also added, "I did not do this because I was waiting for an opportunity of a lifetime or for a role that would change my life. I did this only for Sudeep."