Prathama Prasad, a reputation synonymous with Kathak mythological roles, is beaming. The actor-dancer is happy about her subsequent movie, Acharya Sri Shankara. The movie has been shot in Kannada, Telugu and Sanskrit. It’s produced underneath the banner of Yammanur Creations and directed by Raja Ravi (identified for movies reminiscent of Srimati and has earlier made mythological movies on Sri Ramanuja and Sai Baba).
Prathama, who performs Shankara’s mom, Aaryamba, might be sharing the display screen with Ravindra Bhagavat (who performs the lead), Ramesh Bhat, Ramkrishna, MICO Manju and her mom, Vinaya Prasad. “She performs a brief and particular function within the movie”.
Prathama says that because the title suggests, the movie is the life story of the nice instructor. “The movie was first made by the nice GV Iyer, virtually 35 years in the past. That model received a number of accolades. Our try now could be to not simply uphold our heritage, but in addition to offer the youth a peek into the previous and Shankara’s teachings.”
The younger actor says the movie is near her coronary heart. “My function was first portrayed by the legendary actor LV Sharada. The movie can also be particular as a result of I shared the display screen with actors who labored with my mother and father.”
Performing within the movie has been a unique form of an expertise, Prathama says. “I might be venturing into Telugu and Sanskrit. Studying these two languages have been a problem in itself.” Prathama says the ultimate leg of the shoot is finished and the movie is within the publish manufacturing stage. Acharya Sri Shankara was shot extensively in Shringeri, Teerthahalli, Melkote, and Kerala and Shivagange.
Although Prathama is usually supplied roles in interval dramas and mythology, she says she is open to performing in business ventures too. “To me any performing artwork, be it dance or performing, is a type of worship. I get supplied such roles, maybe, due to my conventional look and my management over the language. Because of my dance background, I get women-centric roles.”
The younger actor is in a contented area after a difficult lockdown. “It was robust as I misplaced two jobs at a go — an performing job, when the serial I used to be working in was taken off air and my day job at an IT agency. The upside was that I not solely acquired to spend ample time with my household and fogeys, but in addition found the thrill of digital performances.”