Theeya Velai Seiyanum Kumaru was tempting: Balaji - The New Indian Express

Theeya Velai Seiyanum Kumaru was tempting: Balaji

Published: 04th May 2013 01:11 PM

Last Updated: 04th May 2013 01:11 PM

He’s a well-known RJ, but not many know that Balaji is now part of a first full-length feature film, Theeya Velai Seiyanum Kumaru (TVSK) directed by Sundar C.

Speaking to CE, RJ Balaji reveals, “After hosting a reality show on TV, I thought the visual medium was not for me. But I appeared as a show host in Vallinam and Ethirneechal on request from friends. However, Sundar C’s offer to do a full-fledged role Karna, as hero Siddharth’s childhood friend, was a tempting one. Sundar C is an established director and a thorough professional, who knew me through my radio programmes. But I wanted to make sure I could pull it off and took two days to decide.”

But now Balaji admits that acting in TVSK was the best decision.  “Sundar C gave me the freedom to write my own dialogues and witty one liners. It was a fun experience.” So will he continue acting? “As an RJ, my spontaneity is my strength. In cinema, you need to rehearse to get the punch line right, so I have to get used to that. So only if I have fun doing a role, I’ll take it up. But I love being an  RJ and I’ll never leave radio!”

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.


Recent Activity

Pinterest Google Plus Twitter Facebook tumblr RSS Mobile Site apple Newshunt