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Janhvi emotionally attached to NTR's Devara

Friday, January 5, 2024 • Telugu Comments
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After an extensive wait, Bollywood sensation Janhvi Kapoor has landed a significant role in Jr NTR's film "Devara," marking a pivotal moment in her career. The actress, without hesitation, embraced this big-ticket commercial project, and according to her recent comments, the film is poised to redefine the scope and scale of her work.

During a candid conversation on the latest episode of "Koffee With Karan," Janhvi Kapoor shared her profound experience of being on the sets of NTR's "Devara," her inaugural venture into a major commercial entertainer. She expressed, "The moment I stepped onto the sets of 'Devara,' I felt like everything I've done up until now has been just preparation for this movie." Janhvi believes that this film will unveil the best of her abilities as an actress.

Internally and emotionally, she described herself as a "headless chicken" during the initial years of her career. However, upon entering the sets of "Devara," Janhvi sensed a profound connection with her character, declaring, "This is who I am."

Reflecting on her journey, Janhvi acknowledged that all the knowledge and experiences she values have contributed to her growth. On the sets of "Devara," she felt a sense of purpose, stating, "I felt like this is what I should be doing, and I will continue to deliver more meaningful work from now on."

These comments have undoubtedly heightened expectations for Janhvi Kapoor's portrayal of Thangam opposite Jr NTR in "Devara." Audiences are eagerly anticipating how the actress will bring this character to life in what promises to be a transformative role in her career.

Janhvi Kapoor further revealed that working on "Devara" felt like a poignant homecoming, evoking memories of her late mother, the legendary actress Sridevi, who had established herself as a superstar in the 80s and 90s. Janhvi expressed that the film provided her with insights into her mother's earlier experiences working in the South Indian film industries, Kollywood and Tollywood, before making her mark in Bollywood.

"Devara" is a highly anticipated two-part film set against the backdrop of the coastal regions of India, with Jr. NTR essaying a character from this vibrant locale. The film, jointly produced by Yuvasudha Arts and NTR Arts, boasts Anirudh Ravichander's musical composition and R Rathnavelu's cinematography. Renowned editor A Sreekar Prasad takes charge of the film's editing.

In "Devara: Part 1," Jr NTR shares the screen with Janhvi Kapoor, while Saif Ali Khan plays the formidable antagonist. The ensemble cast also includes Bhaira, Prakashraj, Srikanth, and Shine Tom Chacko. Anirudh Ravichander's soulful music adds another layer of anticipation to the film. The teaser is scheduled to be released on January 8, 2024, with the theatrical release of "Devara: Part 1" set for April 5, 2024. The movie promises to be a cinematic spectacle, combining a compelling narrative with a stellar cast and exceptional musical accompaniment.

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