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Thursday, July 23, 2009
Bollywood to taste Honey: Trisha Krishnan
Leading lady of Tamil and Telugu film industry, Trisha Krishnan is making her debut in Bollywood opposite action hero Akshay Kumar in Khatta Meetha, writes KK MoiduTrisha’s maiden Bollywood venture Khatta Meetha is a light-hearted romantic comedy directed by remake king Priyadarshan. She plays a performance-oriented glamorous role as the love interest of front-line Bollywood hero Akshay Kumar. After watching Trisha’s performance in few Tamil films especially Abhiyum Naanum, the Mast Mast hero decided to make her as the lady love of his forthcoming film. Khatta Meetha is produced by Akshay Kumar himself and Pritam Chakraborty composes music for the half-a-dozen songs in the film. Trisha, the charming starlet of South Indian cinema not only had a dream debut opposite Bollywood Macho Man Akshay Kumar, but also her mentor Priyadarshan directs it. Trisha also bagged two more Hindi movies, which will be produced under the banner of Akshay Kumar’s Hari Om Productions. Trisha Krishnan made her debut as a heroine in Tamil film Leysa Leysa directed by Priyadarshan. She signed more than half-a-dozen heroine roles in Tamil films before the release of her debut Tamil film. The model turned actress entered the industry as a heroine at the time when Simran and Jyothika were ruling the roost. But she was succeeded in winning the hearts of audience with her acting talent and the competition helped her to give the best performance. Trisha is a winner of Miss India Miss Beautiful Smile title and was a high-flying figure in fashion shows. She won the Filmfare debutante award and critical acclaim for her pairing opposite Surya in Mounam Pesiyathe. Her performance in Aayudha Ezhuthu, Unakku 18 Enakku 20 and Manasellam brought her into the limelight.Trisha earlier rejected a few Bollywood offers because of her busy schedule in Tamil and Telugu. She is currently working in Gautham Menon’s Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya and her male lead of the films is Silambarasan. She also plays the female lead as an Anglo Indian girl in another forthcoming film Aadukalam directed by Vetrimaran and Dhanush is her hero. According to reports the actress has opted out of Aadukalam and a Telugu film opposite Balakrishna after completing few scenes to work in Khatta Meetha. She is sacrificing the two projects for concentrating more on Bollywood. But the actress strongly denied the reports. Trisha, a former Miss Chennai is nicknamed Honey for her beautiful smile. She has paired opposite crowd pulling Tamil heroes like Vijay, Vikram and Ajith and delivered hits like Gilli and Saamy. But her pairing opposite Vikram and Vijay in last year releases Bheema and Kuruvi didn’t repeat the previous success at the box office.The sought after heroine also played female leads in many Telugu hits like Varsham, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana and Bujjigadu and won rave reviews and fetched the Filmfare Best Actress Award. However, she mainly played the leads of young heroes in Tamil films, but in Telugu, she was paired opposite stalwart Chiranjeevi and senior hero Venkatesh and youngsters like Prabhas and Siddharth Narayan. The attractive actress was also honoured with the prestigious Kalaimamani Award from the Tamil Nadu Government and Nandhi Award from the Andhra Pradesh Government.Trisha is against the rumours of portraying her as the competitor to Asin, who recently made her debut opposite Aamir Khan in Ghajini. Trisha has earlier replaced Bollywood leading ladies like Rani Mukherjee and Preity Zinta as the Brand Ambassador of Fanta India and Scooty Pep+. Will she repeat her South Indian success in Bollywood?