The movie, Ring Road Shubha, seems to have overcome a major roadblock. Their leading lady. The all women’s team, who were desperately trying to find the perfect leading lady, has finally found their killer girl in Khushi, who has had a brief stint in ad films in Mumbai.
Priya Belliapa, the director of the film was in search for a new face and the crew travelled across Karnataka for months. The producer of the film, Ranjini Ravindra said, “It took three long months.
We had more than 500 girls who auditioned and we settled with 10. We asked the public to vote but it was not conclusive. Finally we went in for another grand finale, where Khushi was selected.”As a director Priya took a lot of things into consideration in search of a new heroine.
“I was looking for someone who has the talent and who can emote various hues that are in the script. The whole film is going to be on her shoulders. The character is so important and the major thing was talent,” said Priya, adding, “The looks comes next. For me, she had to look attractive but at the same time, people should identify with the character.” Now that the selection is done, Khushi will be undergoing a 20-day workshop where the newbie will be trained. “She will familiarised with the language apart from getting in some dance steps as she sinks to the acting mode. She will be trained with other actors for their scenes only to draw the emotional graph
better after which, we will take off with the shooting,” said Priya.
Meanwhile Ranjini will now take a backseat. “Now it will be director Priya’s turn who will take charge as I wait and watch how the product turns out. The entire women crew is charged up and getting ready to start the shoot. Till now it was only planning, now the actual process takes place,” said Ranjini.