Shobana Karthikeyan speaks about Magalir Mattum
Actress Shobana Karthikeyan's debut film Magalir Mattum hit theatre screens yesterday, and people have already started taking notice of her portrayal of the young Rani Amirthakumari and the grown-up Rani's (Bhanupriya's) daughter. A quick conversation with the young actress, revealed what follows:
About bagging Magalir Mattum and the experience
I auditioned after seeing an open cast-call and ended up getting selected. There were work-shops before shooting and I was thrilled to do a dual role in my very first film. My combination scenes were with Luthfudeen, Banupriya mam and Nasser Sir and I enjoyed working with each one of them. I learnt a lot too. I am forever thankful to director Bramma, Suriya Sir and Jyothika mam for giving me this opportunity to work on their film.
About her role in the film
I loved my portrayal of Rani Amirthakumari, a teen growing up in the 1970s. I could relate the character with my own self and that helped me a lot. If you see the film, you will notice that the similarity between me and Bhanupriya mam .
Magalir Mattum features Jyothika, Urvashi, Saranya Ponvannan and Bhanupriya and is produced by 2D Entertainment and Chris Pictures. The film was released by Shakthi Film Factory on September 15, 2017 and has opened to mixed reviews from critics and the audience