Dhanush is 100 times better actor than singer

Dhanush 100 times better as actor than a singer
After making an impressive debut with Hindi film Tanu Weds Manu, director Anand L Rai is once again celebrating the joy and pain that come with falling in love through his upcoming romantic film Ambikapathy, the Tamil version of Raanjhanaa.

The trailer of the film shows a love triangle between Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol. Oscar-award winner AR Rahman has given music in the movie which is set in Varanasi and Delhi. Raanjhanaa will release on June 21.

“I have a feeling that somewhere people have lost faith in love. People speak about it today but imagine it to be true only in fairy tales. I feel sad to see this, as love is an integral part of our life. I feel people don’t want to go through the heartbreak. So, somewhere I wanted to celebrate this pain and love,” Rai told in an interview.

South star Dhanush, who shot to fame with the song ‘Kolaveri Di’ in Bollywood, plays a Hindu Banarasi boy who falls in love with Sonam, a Muslim girl.
Rai cast Dhanush when ‘Kolaveri Di’ was a rage but the director did not want to cash in on his singer’s image. “I didn’t want a singer but an actor. And he is 100 times better as actor than a singer. The aim was not to cash in on his ‘Kolaveri Di’ fame but to highlight the actor in him.”

From a middle-class Delhi family, Rai left his job as an engineer to pursue dreams of filmmaking. Though he feels it was a risk he took, he has no regrets about it.


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