Masaan actress Shweta Tripathi on her Tamil debut: I don’t want to limit myself to any genre or language


Actress Shweta Tripathi, who has been doing unconventional projects starting with “Masaan” and is now set to make her Tamil film debut, says it’s part of her effort to explore work in different genres, types and languages.”As an artist, I want to explore as much as I can. I don’t want to limit myself to any genre or language or a type. I want to always surprise the audience, and hence, keep raising the bar for myself,” Shweta told IANS over social media.

She is making her Tamil debut with a yet-untitled project to be directed by Saravanan Rajhendran. Rajhendra told IANS earlier that it’s an intense romantic drama to be set in Kodaikanal. The shooting, he said, will begin from November 27. Interestingly, Rangaraj, a chef by profession, plays the male lead.

Shweta said she has to work out the dates for the project as she is also doing the web series “Made In Heaven” with Excel Entertainment for Amazon Prime Video India. The 10-episode series will focus on the competition between a traditional wedding firm and a wedding company, which is set on modern values. The actress will be seen as a bride-to-be. Shweta said in a statement: “What attracted me to the project was the team. The length of the role doesn’t worry me, the quality does. And here, I am in super safe hands. I’ve been with them for the past week. The cast and crew is simply fabulous.”The actress will then move to Benaras where she will begin shooting for her next project.

Apart from having featured in movies like “Masaan” and “Haraamkhor”, Shweta is also a part of Shlok Sharma’s “Zoo”, a film entirely shot on iPhone 6. Before venturing into films, she was best known for featuring in Disney Channel’s “Kya Mast Hai Life” and for dabbling in theatre.


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