The traces are blurring between Hindi and south movie industries as Bollywood actors are taking a stab at south motion pictures, and vice versa. Lakshmi Manchu then couldn’t have chosen a greater time to shift base to Mumbai. Transferring cities is a leap of religion, however the Telugu movie actor says she wanted to broaden her horizons. “I needed to give Mumbai an sincere shot. Within the south, I’ve explored a variety of roles, however I wish to push the envelope. My lineage is a double-edged sword. My roles within the south include sure limitations. In Mumbai, the vary of labor is wider. I’m able to discover net collection and films,” says the actor.
Manchu, Telugu star Mohan Babu’s daughter, comes with a 20-year performing profession behind her. Previously 18 years, she has additionally taken on the position of a producer. However the 46-year-old needs to method Bollywood with a clear slate. “I’m open to auditions, and can hop from workplace to workplace for conferences. I’m not a star child in Mumbai. There may be substantial cross-industry work taking place, and it’s a superb time for me to start out afresh.”
Her dad and mom, she admits, had been stunned by her resolution. “First, I stated I used to be pondering of going again to Los Angeles. My mother panicked. Then I advised her that I’ll shift to Mumbai. Mother has all the time been my largest champion. Dad stated ‘Why Mumbai? There may be mafia,’” she laughs, earlier than including, “He had fears like each father who doesn’t need his daughter to depart house.” On Sunday, she threw a birthday-cum-house-warming celebration at her Bandra house that was attended by Sushmita Sen, Rakul Preet Singh, Taapsee Pannu, Kubbra Sait and Rana Daggubati.