Luck by chance

Shweta Pandit, who did guest appearances in Paramathma and Jedarahalli, will now romance Vijay Raghavendra in Lover

Published: 21st May 2012 11:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2012 10:28 PM   |  A+A-

This newbie isn’t new to showbiz.  “It was all luck by chance,” says Shweta, who tells us how tinsel town mesmerised her.

“I wanted to become big in the modelling world. When my portfolio was circulated in Mumbai, I got a call from a production house to audition for a tele-serial in Hindi. However, I had to be placed in B-Town all alone, which I was not ready for. At the same time I thought if I can get a chance there, why not do something big in my own land  and I chose to start my career in Kannada films,” she says.

Buoyed by the moderate success of her minute roles in Paramathma and Jedarahalli, Shweta set her sights on Tollywood.

“Though, I am settled here, I was born in Hyderabad. So, I could easily adapt the language.  I also got a chance to play the lead role in a thriller film title Theatralo. That helped me to move one step ahead,” she explains. She is thrilled to be back doing a Kannada film and, this time she will play the lead role opposite Vijay Raghavendra. “I will start shooting for Lover this week onwards,” she tells us.

As for Vijay Raghavendra, Shweta says. “He has a star value as he is quite unique with the kind of films, he has done till date,” she says.

Shweta feels it is not really difficult to establish oneself as an actor in any industry. “It has taken some time to get noticed. But talent will take you places if you like the job. As for my acting, it was a hobby, which has now become my profession. I am happy with the way my career is shaping up, ” she says.

She admits that big banners would definitely help in getting instant publicity. “There is scope for newcomers in Telugu industry as they get good exposure. But very few people watch Kannada films, so it takes time to get the right break,” she concludes.

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