Actress Priyanka aka Nisha Kothari, who debuted in Tollywood
with Madhyanam Hathya, was last seen in Balakrishna's
Oka Magadu in 2008. After five years hiatus, the
model-turned-actress is all set to make a comeback to Telugu film
industry. Director Tulasi Ram has confirmed that she will play
a pivotal role in his upcoming Telugu movie Criminals,
which is going to be a cyber-crime thriller.
Talking to IANS, Tulasi Ram said, "Nisha plays an important role
in the film. The story is set against a series of cyber crimes and
I thought she would fit the bill of one of the lead characters. The
film is set to go on floors in September and we plan to shoot
non-stop for over two months." The director added,
"Criminals will supersede his directorial debut
Tulasi Ram's debut directorial venture Mantra revolves
around the story of a haunted farmhouse Mantra Nilayam. Comparing
Criminals with it, The filmmaker said, "If 'Mantra' scared
the living daylights out of the audiences, Criminals will
keep them engaged with taut screenplay. It will be an
edge-of-the-seat thriller featuring an all new cast."
Nisha Kothari, who turned actress with Tamil film Jay
Jay, is currently also busy shooting for another Tamil flick
Padam Pesum. She is known for films like James
and Sarkar with ace filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma. She is yet
to get a big break of her career in the film industry.