Virata Parvam: Sai Pallavi's skills put to test as she shares space with National Award winning actresses
Dancing sensation and actress Sai Pallavi's skills will be screened and tested as she will be pitted against seasoned actress Nandita Das and National Award-winning actress Priyamani in her next flick Virata Parvam, a story based on Naxals’ lives.
She can pull off a film filled with the regular dose of masala and good dance numbers, but her acting skills have come under test and time has come for her to stand out and cement her position as a bankable artist. In order to do this, Sai Pallavi should not be overshadowed by seasoned and National Award-winning actresses in Virata Parvam.
Sai Pallavi will share screen space with Rana Daggubathi, who will essay a Naxal leader. As a singer in the film, Sai Pallavi will play his love interest.
But the big challenge she faces is from stalwarts like Nandita Das, Priyamani who have set high standards in the film industry as exemplary artistes.
While Nandita Das also has directorial experience and many honours in the film industry to her credit, Priyamani stamped her authority in her debut Tamil film Paruthiveeran in 2007. The actress also won the National Award. Given her skills, she was roped in by SS Rajamouli and later Mani Ratnam. She has acted in over 30 films and has bagged three Filmfare awards in the South.
Sai Pallavi's acting skills is yet to tested on a bigger scale and Virata Parvam will serve as a springboard for her film career.
The film also has actress Zarina Wahab, Easwari Rao, Naveen Chandra and Sai Chand playing some key roles.
The film is directed by Venu Udugula and the story line is based in the 1990's and surrounds the life of Naxals.
It is said, to match the stature of seasoned and award-winning actresses, Sai Pallavi is leaving no stone unturned and is working extremely hard.
The film crew had to abandon the shooting following the nationwide lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March. However, to keep the audience updated and to build curiosity, the makers released a solo poster of Sai Pallavi
It is said, as proof of her preparation, the makers released this poster which is like a treat for her fans.