Naturally, I feel sad at not having got the chance
to work with the legend. But, I try to be philosophical
about it. As Rajini sir himself said in a movie,
whatever is destined for me will reach me and
whatever is not so will never. I just go on.
What do you have to say about the Malayalam brigade
in Tamil cinema these days?
You see, the audience here is very receptive to
good performers. If there is a good script and
a talented director, it matters little about where
you hail from. These actresses were lucky to get
those breaks. I’m not envious of them. I’m
sure I’ll also get such films and the audience
will definitely appreciate my work. Wait and see.
You participated in the recent celebrity event
for creating awareness about AIDS. How was it?
I was so honoured to have been invited as a participant.
It opened my eyes to the deplorable myths and
startling facts about the AIDS epidemic. Beyond
the song and dance which I performed, I was struck
numb that one out of eight AIDS patients was Indian.
All of us have a great responsibility in combating
Have you found your prince charming?
No, not yet! My knight in shining armour should
have high moral values. He should also have a
wonderful sense of humor.