I put on weight for 'Rathinirvedam': Swetha Menon
NR [ Sat, Mar 12, 2011 ]
- Cochin, Mar.12 (NR): Actress Swetha Menon says that she had to put on weight to play the role of Rathi chechi in her new film 'Rathinirvedam'.
'Rathinirvedam' is the remake of the Bharathan-Padmarajan classic film that had Jayabharathi and Krishnanchandram playing the lead roles.
Swetha says that she didn't know much about the original film, except that it had a Padmarajan script. But once she went through it, she feel in love with it, and decided to do the film.
Swetha also says that she is aware that there are bound to be comparisons with the original film, and that she is willing to take the risks. Young actor Sreejith has walked in to do the role of Appu.
The remake is being directed by T K Rajeev Kumar and produced by Suresh Kumar under the banner of Revathy Kalamandir.