Actress Nithya Menen has entertained many along with her hit movies in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu languages. She forayed Hindi cinema final 12 months with “Mission Mangal“. For her, it’s not sufficient to entertain individuals. She needs to do movies that stand the take a look at of time.
The actress made her debut with the 2006 Kannada film “7 O’ Clock”, after which went on to impress with roles in “Mersal”, “24”, “O Kadhal Kanmani”, and “Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju”.
Speaking about her movie selections and profitable profession, she informed IANS: “It took its personal course. I hadn’t deliberate any of it. I didn’t need something particular both. It’s vital for me to do good movies, to do movies that stand the take a look at of time, that I really feel pleased with. That’s essential for me. It’s not sufficient to only entertain.”
Nithya Menen loves her movie profession, however she has different plans, too.
“I recorded two new singles in the course of the lockdown. I hope I’ve one other department of my profession, which is music. One of many songs is a collaboration with an artiste from London. It’s bought a classical sound together with an digital sound. One other one is a pleasant romantic melody,” shared Nithya.
She has an enormous plan that entails writing a script, too. “I had at all times wished to take a seat and write a script. In any other case, I don’t get the power to do it. I gave it a begin, however I didn’t put any deadline, so it was like if I felt like writing, I’d write, if I didn’t, I wouldn’t. I didn’t end the entire thing. I believe I’ve a number of extra months,” she mentioned.
As an actress, Nithya Menen has simply explored a brand new medium, with the online sequence “Breathe: Into The Shadows”, streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
“It is without doubt one of the greatest performances I’ve given until date,” she declares, about her function of a mother within the psychological crime thriller.
Requested if OTT platforms would be the new method of viewing movies too, she mentioned: “I don’t assume something can exchange the entire expertise of going to a theatre and seeing a film on an enormous display. That may be a completely different expertise. However the OTT platforms which can be opening up now have began a wholesome development by way of content material and cinema.
“Generally, there’s a sure stagnancy, all people walks on the identical path, and numerous issues turn into cliches. OTT is opening up new alternatives for everyone. As an actor, I’m very hopeful. (It’s a medium) Even for writers and administrators who wish to discover numerous content material.”
She feels that everybody ought to make area of interest content material in order that there’s something for everyone to look at.
“There ought to be one thing for everybody, so that’s what OTT is doing. I really feel that’s a really wholesome surroundings,” she mentioned.
For now, she is utilizing her lockdown time productively.
“I work for months collectively then after that I’ve to flee from it for a while. I’ve to recharge, in any other case you’ll be able to’t drain your self off. It’s an emotionally draining job. It’s crucial that we take these breaks. I’m used to doing nothing for months collectively. So when lockdown occurred, I believed, ‘It’s not new to me in any respect’. I do know individuals are freaking out, however I’m like I do that on a regular basis,” she mentioned.
“We at all times complain that we don’t get time to do sure issues, so why not use this time. I like the uncertainty of this time. You by no means know when issues are going to begin, what’s going to occur, mainly there are not any deadlines. You are able to do no matter you need, what your coronary heart needs to do. I made a decision to make use of this time to do the whole lot that I didn’t get time for. I’ve been utilizing it fairly productively,” she added.
She has began studying, studying numerous issues on-line and cleansing up her home, amongst different issues.