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Shooting for 'Kanchana 3' was like holiday: Vedhika

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Actress Vedhika says shooting for forthcoming Tamil horror-comedy "Kanchana 3", the fourth part in the widely popular "Kanchana" franchise, was like going on a big holiday and she considers the movie a great addition to her filmography.

Vedhika has returned to the franchise, which kicked off with the 2007 film "Muni", after a decade and she can't be more excited. "Kanchana 3", which has been directed by Raghava Lawrencce, releases this Friday worldwide.

"When I did eMuni', I was very young and didn't know anything about filmmaking. Back then, Lawrencce master was very popular for his dance-based films and I thought I was being called for another dance film. But when I heard the story, I thought this was something new. The story was about a hero who is generally afraid. It was a character I could relate to so much because I get easily scared in real life," Vedhika told IANS.

"When Lawrencce master again called me after so many years and said we should do this film, I thought it would be a great addition to my filmography. With eKanchana 3', I was getting an opportunity to do something really commercial and I didn't want to miss it. It's a film very close to my heart," she said.

Talking about the experience of working on the project, Vedhika said: "I gave most call sheets to this movie. I shot for 70 days but I never realised how time flew because we were having so much fun shooting. It was like I was on a big holiday."

Vedhika also feels "Kanchana 3" would mark her strong return to Tamil filmdom after a hiatus. Her last Tamil outing was the 2014 critically-acclaimed "Kaaviya Thalaivan".

"It was not like I wasn't getting any offers in Tamil in the last few years. I didn't want to do films which were not exciting. I have always been quality conscious when it comes to choosing projects," she said, adding that she has signed a couple of Tamil films.

"I started acting when I was very young and I had to take a break after 2-3 films to complete my education. I was fortunate enough to work with filmmakers like Bala and Vasantha Balan quite early on. I've always been careful about the films I did. eKanchana 3' couldn't have come at a better time and it was a fun film to do."

This year, Vedhika will make her Bollywood debut with a yet-untitled thriller starring Emraan Hashmi. The project has been directed by Jeethu Joseph.

"It's exciting to debut all over again. It's a new industry and it means new opportunities and new people. I'm paired opposite Emraan and he is one of my favourite actors. The film also stars Rishi Kapoor and I'm fortunate enough to share screen space with him as well," she said.

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