Producer-director Linguswamy has compared Nayantara with Sridevi,
who had both Northern and Southern film worlds in her grip for
long. Linguswamy feels that Nayantara has all the qualities that
Sridevi had and might go on to become as successful as Sridevi was
during her prime.
Well, it is true! After Billa (2007) was screened at
Cannes, the news about flamboyant Nayantara's performance spread
like wildfire. Nayantara soon saw many Bollywood producers and
director approaching with film offers. But the lady, who is known
as the "number one" actress in Tamil film industry, decided to wait
for the right opportunity and rejected myriad offers. With her
beauty, grace, poise and acting skills, Nayantara certainly has the
potential to achieve the same success that Sridevi achieved.
also stated that his film Paiya will certainly bring out the best
in Nayantara as it provides her ample scope to showcase not only
her beauty but also her abundant acting skills.