Manju Warrier, the star actress is all set for yet another
experiment in her acting career. As per the latest updates, Manju
is planning to make her stage drama debut soon.
Interestingly, she will be playing the epic character
Shakuntala, in the drama adaptation of Kalidasa's Abhijnana
Shakuntalam. The play is directed by the veteran theatre
director Kavalam Narayana Panicker.
If the reports are to be true, Manju Warrier is learning
Sanskrit, for the perfection of her role. The actress is planning
to take a short break from films after completing her current
projects, for the play.
Kavalam Narayana Panicker states that Manju Warrier is the
perfect choice to play Shakuntala. It is a very strong character
which demands a spontaneous actress who can easily connect with the
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He feels that the theatre play will help the actress to reinvent
herself as both an actress and a stage performer. He states that
Manju's experience as a professional dancer will make things
easier for her.
Manju Warrier is not the first movie star to perform a stage
play. Mukesh is another actor who is highly active in theatre
plays. Mohanlal has also acted in a theatre play named