Here's how Jawani Janeman actor Alaya F used the lockdown time
First Published 25, Aug 2020, 6:04 PM
Watching, reading, learning dance & lots more; Here's how Alaya F used the lockdown period productively
Alaya F is popularly known as ‘the girl of the moment’ won the hearts of the audience and critics, alike with an unconventional role for her silver screen debut in Jawani Janeman alongside experienced actors.
The lockdown instated due to the pandemic had given the actress a great opportunity to use the time effectively and here's what all she has been doing:
1. Watching films for learning more about acting, expressions, body language, emotion connect and much more. The films include Platform which has a really radical and thought provoking storyline, Devdas by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Bimal Roy too, Dev D by Anurag Kashyap to see how one subject can be mould into so many different ways, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black, Super Deluxe, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Howrah Bridge and other Madhubala Classics.
2. Reading for gaining more knowledge and improve her vocabulary, thinking skills, and concentration. Some of the books include, Meisner on Acting by Stanford Meisner. Alaya had studied the Meisner technique in New York and this book is a good refresher and gives a deeper insight into the technique, books on networking, Subtle Art of not giving a f*ck by Mark Manson, and last one being, Attitude is everything by Jeff Keller.
3. Dancing for fitness and also, trying her hands on various styles and choreographies. Alaya looks up on YouTube, finds choreographies she really likes and finds tutorials for them as the tutorials really break it down and simplify things. Alaya then figues out on what style she is leaning more towards and chooses, the level she wants to learn.
4. Refreshing her editing skills, learning to use Adobe Photoshop, and the actress is also doing another course in Avid, an editing software that she learnt how to use at NYU and when she was studying direction.
Alaya is making sure to tick all the boxes of creativity and ensure that the actress, becomes the best version of herself.
Apart from this, Alaya has also been doing various live sessions and connecting with her audiences, doing yoga, doodling and has been sharing them too.
With her series "#AlayaAF", the actress has also shared her raw and real side which the audiences really look forward to which has redefined the image of a star.