Kantara Fame Sapthami Says Kannada Films Are Her Priority Ahead of Bollywood Debut With The Vaccine War

Last Update: January 22, 2023, 11:07 AM IST

Saptami in silver sequin dress

Saptami in silver sequin dress

Kantara actress Saptami Gowda will debut in Bollywood with Vivek Agnihotri’s film The Vaccine War.

Kantara actress Saptamo Gowda is currently shooting for Vivek Agnihotri’s The Vaccine War in Hyderabad, but the actress says Kannada films are her priority. actress will make him Bollywood Anupam Kher and Nana Patekar debuted with the starrer film. Talking about the films she is looking forward to doing, she said, “If a project appeals to me, I am more than happy to be a part of it. But I am always on the lookout for Kannada film projects and that is my priority. I like language. I have also signed a Kannada film titled Kali.”

She also revealed that Vivek Agnihotri watched Kantara and spoke to director Rishabh Shetty. Hindustan Times quoted him as saying, “Vivek sir saw Kantara and spoke to Rishabh Shetty sir. He mentioned that I would be perfect for his next role. Rishabh sir gave him my contact and Vivek sir called me and offered me the role. He said, ‘I will be happy if you will be a part of this film.’ I immediately boarded. I was told about my character and soon a script was sent to me. And just like that, I made my Bollywood debut.

He also shared that there is no main character in the film. Talking about the language barrier, she further added that Vivek Agnihotri has helped her in getting her lines and diction right. “He told me that I can learn lines in Kannada or English, but I just have to ensure that the emotion is conveyed. It is not the line that matters, but the emotion that it conveys. My eyes have to speak more than my dialogues and that has stuck with me. He has been very supportive,” she shared.

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