‘Roles offered in South juicier as compared to Bollywood’
Amyra Dastur might not have had the ideal start to her Bollywood career, with her debut film, Issaq (2013) not working at the box office, but the actor is glad that her career is back on track. After working in Kung Fu Yoga opposite Jackie Chan and Sonu Sood, and in Mr X (2015) with Emraan Hashmi, the 24-year-old will soon be seen sharing the screen with Rishi Kapoor in Leena Yadav’s Rajma Chawal and with Saif
Having been a part of the Tamil romantic-thriller Anegan (2015), and learned the ropes of acting from the industry down south, she shares how her experience there has been, so far.
“Learning the language (Tamil) is tough. Also, the culture there is different, and the body language, too, changes. The roles offered to me in the south have reserved body language,” she says, before adding, “Films there have given me a chance to show my talent In Bollywood which were offered. In the southern films I have done, the parts offered were juicier. I genuinely care about the character my role has. I don’t want to do the glamorous thing; I am not comfortable doing that.”
Meanwhile, the muchanticipated Kaalakaandi, having run into trouble with the Censor Board over some cuts, is yet to get a release date. “I am waiting for Kaalakaandi to release. I have two more Telugu films set to release next year ” says Amyra