A host of actresses from Mumbai, who made their acting debut with Hindi films, have already forayed into Tollywood. Now, yet another Mumbai girl is all set to enter Telugu film industry. She is none other than Rashi Khanna, who debuted in movies with John Abraham's second Bollywood production Madras Cafe. She will be seen playing the female lead in the movie Oohalu Gusa Gusalaade.
Rashi Khanna has played Ruby Singh, the wife of Major Vikram Singh played by John Abraham in Madras Cafe. She won lot of accolades for her performance in the film. The success of the movie flooded her with several offers especially from South, but she did not accept all of them. She looked for interesting stories. "I wanted to wait for the right script for my debut in Telugu." TOI quotes her as saying.
Her debut Telugu movie Oohalu Gusa Gusalaade is a romance drama written and directed by Srinivas Avasarala and produced by Rajani Korrapati under the banner of Vaaraahi Chalana Chitram Production. Naga Shourya, who is recently seen in Chandamama Kathalu, is playing the lead role in the movie, while Rashi Khanna appears as his love interest. When quizzed about signing this film, the actress says, "When Srinivas narrated the script, I really liked it."
The audio of Oohalu Gusa Gusalaade was launched in a style at a grand event held in Hyderabad on April 27. The movie is slated to release in theatres on May 9. It should be seen how Telugu audience will receive her performance in the film. She says, "I would like to work in all languages in the South. However, before deciding on anything further, I want to wait until the release of this film to see how the industry reacts to my work."