Press Esc to close
Sunday 11 December 2016
News updated at 2:10 AM IST
Weather
Max: 30.3°C
Min : 16.2°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Sharmila says no to Mammootty

Last updated: 09 September, 2010
Megha Shenoy

Gandhinagar Grapevine

Actress Sharmila Mandre didnt have dates to act in the superstars upcoming film Shikari

BUSY BEE: Sharmila Mandre

BUSY BEE: Sharmila MandreWith all the positive reviews about Kari Chirate one would expect Sharmila Mandre to be
extremely happy, but she is not.

Metrolife caught up with Sharmila, who has been suffering with a bad cold.

“I can’t even enjoy the success of the film. I have been sick for a while now,” she says. But that is not the only reason why she is sad.

“I was recently approached by Abhaya Simha to play the lead role opposite Mammootty in Shikari. I had to turn down the offer because I didn’t have dates,” she explains.

Apparently, Sharmila had already given those dates to her first Tamil film Thillumullu, to be directed by Maadesh.

“We are going to London for shoot on September 18 and Abhay needed me for 20 days straight starting September 13. It was impossible for me to commit elsewhere. I wanted to be a part of Shikari and it would have been such a great opportunity to work opposite Mammootty,” she says and adds, “I still can’t believe I have rejected the film.

Opportunities like this don’t come very often but I am hoping that I will get to work with Mammootty again.”

There is also a buzz that she has been offered Rammi, an AMR Ramesh film (makers of Cyanide).

Metrolife got in touch with Ramesh who agreed that he had offered the film to Sharmila as he feels she will fit the bill perfectly.

“This film too will be based on a real story based in the City. I don’t want to give too many details but I know people will be interested as it is a hot topic right now,” he reveals.

Says Sharmila, “I am very excited about the film, things are yet to be finalised. The story is great and I am looking forward to working with Ramesh. Since the film is going on floors in October, I have time to complete my Tamil film and then move on to this one.”

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Indian sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs at the live concert...

Indian sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs at the live concert...

I-T department seized Rs 5.7 cr cash in new notes, 32kg bullion and jewelery and Rs 90 lakh...

I-T department seized Rs 5.7 cr cash in new notes, 32kg bullion and jewelery and Rs 90 lakh...

International Animal Rights Day and Human Rights Day in Bengaluru...

International Animal Rights Day and Human Rights Day in Bengaluru...

Laborers remove weeds from Dal Lake on a cold and foggy day in Srinagar...

Laborers remove weeds from Dal Lake on a cold and foggy day in Srinagar...

President Pranab Mukherjee with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama during the inaugural...

President Pranab Mukherjee with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama during the inaugural...

A view of the illuminated Ajmer Sharif Dargah decorated for the upcoming Jashne Eid E Milad...

A view of the illuminated Ajmer Sharif Dargah decorated for the upcoming Jashne Eid E Milad...

Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia in Lamborghini four wheeler during Air Strip...

Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia in Lamborghini four wheeler during Air Strip...

A sand sculpture created by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik with message 'Good Luck...

A sand sculpture created by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik with message 'Good Luck...

Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan with director-producer Abbas-Mustan during the Muhurat for...

Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan with director-producer Abbas-Mustan during the Muhurat for...

Migratory Siberian seagulls birds flying over the Ganges in Allahabad on Saturday...

Migratory Siberian seagulls birds flying over the Ganges in Allahabad on Saturday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523