Exclusive: Kalidas Jayaram says he’d act in Sudha Kongara’s films for the rest of his life if given a chance
Kalidas Jayaram is one of the few actors who made it possible to reach a Himalayan growth in a jiffy. He has been playing key roles in the anthologies directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Sudha Kongara. Talking during an exclusive interview with us, Kalidas Jayaram opened up about working with her consecutively. When we asked him about his next collaboration with her, he said that he would happily act in only Sudha Kongara’s films for the rest of his life if that is what people want him to do.
He said, “If you give me an option to act in only Sudha Kongara films, I would happily take that offer and do it for the rest of my life.
If she gives me a good offer, I would definitely do it any time”. When we asked about his experience in working with father Jayaram, he said that they both did not work together on screen in the anthology, but he worked as an assistant director for his father’s portions in the film. He said that it was great to watch Jayaram and Urvasi acting together as he is a great fan of them.
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He said, “Putham Pudhu Kaalai was shot when the lockdown was at a peak. The cast and crew were limited and we were never on the sets acting together, though I was working as an assistant director during his portions. It was great to watch him and Urvasi mam working together as I have always been a huge fan of them. It was great to watch them on the sets”. Kalidas Jayaram was last seen in the anthology Paava Kadhaigal and his portion for the film was directed by Sudha Kongara.