Mumbai, July 14: Appreciating SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali especially for Picking up Ramya Krishnan for the gigantic role of Rajmata Sivagami Roja actor Madhoo said that Ramya Krishnan was destined to play Sivagami and she has proved her mettle with her intense performance in the film.
As reported by the Hindustan Times expressing her views on the recent faceoff between director SS Rajamouli and actress Sridevi Madhoo said, “The role of Sivagami might have been offered to ten other people, but that’s not important. I think the movie had to go to Ramya.” She further added that after watching the Baahubali series we can say that she was destined to play the role of Sivagami.
Narrating a similar experience from her career the Roja actress said that she had faced similar issues during her debut film Phool Aur Kante. “I was told that some other actor was supposed to play the part and a few of them have also auditioned for the same. But in the end, I played the role and the film was a hit,” says Madhoo.
When asked about her character in TV show Aarambh and similarities between her character and Sivagami Madhoo said, “When I heard the news, I called up Ramya and we had a good laugh.” Interestingly, there were media reports doing rounds that her role on the TV show Aarambh is similar to that of Sivagami.
The veteran actress Madhoo who has good equations with Ramya Krishnan is ready for her maiden entry on the small screen with the role of a queen in TV show Aarambh which is penned by none other than K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, the legendary writer of Baahubali and father of director SS Rajamouli.