Nagarjuna to star in a lovely action flick

Director B Jaya is not only elated by the success of her film Lovely but also happy that the industry has accepted that women directors can make action films.

Published: 19th July 2012 09:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th July 2012 09:03 AM   |  A+A-

Starring actors Aadi and debutant Shanvi, film Lovely recently completed 100 days of its successful running. And director B Jaya believes that credit to the film’s success goes to its ‘clean story’. “Nowadays people in the industry think that the formula behind a successful film is ‘double meaning’ dialogues and skin show,” shares Jaya, adding, “But Lovely was given a clean U certificate and now it has completed 100 days successfully. This clearly indicates that films don’t need skin show to be appreciated by the audience.”

Jaya has not only reaffirmed this point through her film, but has also managed to make a mark for herself in the industry. “Lovely is a complete family entertainer with romance, drama and action as well. So, even though I have directed five films before Lovely, people have recognised me now,” confesses the director.

She says that the industry has a misconception that women can’t direct action films, which is absolutely incorrect, and after Lovely, this misconception has begun to change. “People have started to realise that women directors are no less. Earlier the film industry had that mental block that women directors can’t direct action films. However, after Lovely that has changed. Actors Nagarjuna and Sunil expressed their wish to work with me. I have also readied scripts for the two of them. This is a good sign,” signs off the director with a smile.

 

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment Telugu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

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 newindianexpress.com 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.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp