Nan Life Alli will finally see the light of day. Its release is scheduled for later this month. The development has brought smiles on the faces of the entire crew, especially budding talent Nikhila Rao, who plays an important role in the film. Written and directed by Ramdeep Ram, the film stars Anish Tejeshwar and Sindhu Loknath in the lead roles. “I shot Nan Life Alli three and a half years ago. It is exciting to hear that the movie is releasing on February 21. The story is such that it won’t lose relevance whenever it is screened,” says Nikhila, who felt that her role in Nan Life Alli will be the stepping stone to bigger challenges. “I got this movie as a fluke. My opinion about the film’s crew changed when I was on the sets for seven days in Udupi. I was the only girl and I was looked after well,” she adds.
Nikhila has been working in a Tamil serial Vani Rani for the last one year. “I have a background in theatre where I spent eight years. I wanted to gain some exposure in being in front of the camera, so I took up this serial. My ultimate goal is to be a heroine and I am preparing for that. I have realised that just beauty and a good figure will not work in cinema, you need to have talent to last for long. In fact I was offered many roles after Nan... but I didn’t want to be branded as a character artiste. I am still young and I don’t mind waiting. I don’t want to be like those heroines who disappear after two to three films. My success should have some longevity and I am working towards it,” she says.