Actor Sapthami Gowda, who was last seen in Kantara (2022), is currently shooting for filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s next, The Vaccine War, in Hyderabad. Excited about his foray into Hindi films with the Anupam Kher and Nana Patekar starrer, Gowda says, “Vivek sir saw Kantara and spoke to Rishabh Shetty (director and actor of Kantara). would be perfect for K’s next role. Rishabh sir gave him my contact and Vivek sir called me and offered me the role. He said, ‘I’d love it if you’re a part of this film’. I was on board immediately. climbed in. I was told about my role and soon the script was sent to me. And that’s how I made my Bollywood debut.
Although this is his third film as an actor and his first Hindi film, the actor does not see himself seeking a permanent place in Bollywood. “If a project appeals to me, I am happy to be a part of it. But I am always looking for Kannada film projects and that is my priority. I love the language. I have also signed a Kannada film called Kali.” Ki Hai,” says the actor.
Talking about his Bollywood debut and the significance of his role, the 26-year-old says he started shooting on January 15 and so far it has been a great journey, full of learning. “There are no lead roles in the film. Of course, there is a language barrier, but I am working on it. It is a bit difficult to play my role but I think every role is difficult. I am sure if you If you find it easy to play a role, then you’re not doing something right. It’s an interesting role and I’m having a lot of fun shooting it,” shared the actor.
As for the language barrier, Gowda says she is learning to overcome the challenge. “Vivek sir has helped me a lot in getting my lines and tone right. He told me that I can learn lines in Kannada or English, but I just have to make sure that the emotion is conveyed. This is not that line. is what matters, but his emotions matter. He said that my eyes speak more than my dialogues and that has stuck with me. He has been very supportive,” she concludes.