Veteran comedienne and character-actrss Kovai Sarala appears to be highly impressed by Janani Iyer’s cop-act in director Bala’s latest directorial venture Avan Ivan. Janani Iyer and Kovai Sarala are part of the cast in the upcoming film Paagan which has Srikanth and Janani playing lead roles. This is only Janani’s second film after her unforgettable debut in Avan Ivan.
Janani plays a village in the film, which is said to be a ‘romantic comedy. The film is directed by Aslam. Janani says she felt it a privilege to get a chance to star along side a senior actress like Kovai Sarala in only her second film. Talking about her role in the film, Janani says “The character I play in Paagan is just appropriate for me as it has give me a lot of scope to show my acting credentials.
“Srikanth and Sarala Madam are very cooperative and understanding. Srikanth said he liked my acting in Avan Ivan. When Sarala Madam is on the sets, we pass time easily as she is very jovial and friendly to move with. Sarala Madam told me that I had done a ‘very good’ job as a policewoman in Avan Ivan. Coming from an actress of Sarala’s caliber, I treat it as the biggest compliment I have received,” says Janani.
“Sarala encouraged me a lot during the shoot and it helped me to retain my calm,” adds Janani.