It was a nostalgic experience for Manasi, who was in Chennai to shoot for an ad recently. The Leelai actress says it was fun visiting the city after a long time. While working on the film, we used to take off right after we wrapped up the day’s work to explore the city.We had a long schedule in Chennai for Leelai, and this place had almost become my second home then,” she stated. Quiz Manasi why she hasn’t signed on any film in Tamil post Leelai, and she says, “I was concentrating on television at that time.
By the time the film released, I’d committed myself to several programmes on TV and I didn’t have the time to scout for good projects in K-Town.” Meanwhile, the girl is thrilled that she’s been chosen as the brand ambassador of a food-based channel. “I’m a foodie and I think this is one project that I’ll do complete justice to,” she laughs, “I shot a promo ad for it with director Krish (of Vaanam fame). ” Currently, she is busy with her theatre and musical commitments. “We opened our new play, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, in London. I play Helena in it, and we’ll be touring the country soon. I’ve also shot the video for my latest single, which is a fusion of electronica and thumri,” she says.