Here is good news for film producers who were afraid of Aindrita Ray. Aindrita has decided not only to be flexible but also punctual.
It may be recalled that Aindrita hogged the headlines when she blamed the producers of Nannavanu for not honouring their commitment towards her remuneration. The release of the film was delayed by more than a year and she seldom took part in promotional activities.
Aindrita was in the news again for her famous tiff with director Nagathihalli Chandrasekhar. Aindrita had alleged that Chandrasekhar was busy pawing her during the shooting of Nooru Janmaku. Finally, Rebel Star Ambarish and Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce had to play mediators.
Now, Aindrita doesn’t want to be part of such controversies. “I am very happy to get appreciation from director S Narayan who is known for punctuality. What else do I need to prove?” asks Aindrita.
The actress plays the heroine opposite Namma Kichcha Sudeep in the forthcoming film Veera Parampare in which Rebel Star Ambarish and Vijayalakshmi Singh play important roles.
She has high hopes about this film. “I have put in all my efforts in this film. My complete attention was on my character in the film. I am confident about its success at the box office,’’ says Aindrita.
“I forgot my existence at the shooting location and just followed director Narayan’s advice. I think that I have given 100 per cent,’’ explains Aindrita.
Aindrita’s film Nooru Janmaku crashed at the box office. However, her other films Manasaare and Junglee became huge hits. Aindrita’s subtle performance in Manasaare, directed by Yogaraj Bhat, and bold and beautiful acting in Junglee, particularly in the song sequence Hale Paatre, was well received by Kannada cine buffs who were starving for glamour. “I proved my mettle in those two films. I expect Veera Parampare also to become a huge hit,” she says.
Was it difficult to work with director S Narayan? “Many of my friends told me that it would be difficult to work with him. I too hesitated before accepting the offer. Narayan Sir explained what he expected from me. I didn’t have any problem during the shooting. He is a very nice and kind person. I have learnt many things from him and I look forward to acting in his films in future too,’’ she notes.
Apart from Veera Parampare, Aindrita’s films Dhool and Manasina Maathu are expected to hit the silver screen shortly. Many heroines in Sandalwood make foray into Telugu and Tamil films. Does Aindrita have similar plans? ‘‘As of now, I have no such plans,’’ signs off the actress.