Dhanya Ramkumar’s grandfather, late Dr Rajkumar, was one of many most interesting actors in Indian cinema, who dominated the Kannada movie trade for many years. Her paternal grandfather was Shringar Nagaraj, a well-liked actor and producer, whereas her dad and mom too, are actor-producers in their very own proper. Her mom was a toddler artiste alongside her legendary father within the movie Premada Kanike. Whereas Dhanya’s father Ramkumar was some of the common and engaging main males in 90s Sandalwood. Coming from this illustrious line of extraordinarily gifted and common trade stalwarts, she represents the third era additional persevering with this legacy.
A graduate in journalism, who labored in a public relations agency for a 12 months earlier than deciding to understand her dream as an actress, Dhanya Ramkumar shares that she at all times needed to observe in her grandfather and father’s footsteps. “I at all times needed to grow to be an actor ever since I began to grasp it. Nevertheless, the worry in me by no means let me discover my goals for a very long time till I made a decision to work on it. Now right here I’m with all the thrill to start out taking pictures for my debut movie from the following week!” she bubbles over with enthusiasm.
She admits that whereas her mom Poornima Ramkumar didn’t appear shocked by her choice to shift gears from working in an organization to changing into an actress, it did take her father Ramkumar abruptly. However not solely did he help her, the remainder of the clan adopted go well with too. “My complete household, ranging from my uncles, cousins and others, have been an excellent help with all their recommendation to work actually exhausting. I needed to make a number of modifications with regard to my routine, which could be very primary for an artist. This consists of working to remain match and wholesome other than the appearing abilities one must follow endlessly,” she provides.
Suman Jadugar is the director of Ninna Sanihake, which additionally stars Suraj Gowda, who has additionally written the script of the movie. “It’s the director who approached me and I used to be actually impressed with the content material of it, which could be very reasonable. There may be nothing over-dramatic in the whole film. It’s a romantic comedy however the reasonable contact to it makes all of the distinction,” Dhanya reveals.
Insofar as her fond childhood recollections along with her grandfather, the actress remembers, “There are quite a few recollections however the one I at all times cherish probably the most are the annual new 12 months celebrations. Everybody from the household would attend with out fail. It was at all times an important day, whereby everybody would take part in every kind of leisure. The junior members would often put up a particular present for the seniors, and I do not forget that even my grandfather would dance with us like a toddler!”
Additional, Dhanya provides that it was the simplicity of her grandfather which evokes her to be like him even as we speak. “Other than his impeccable abilities as an actor in entrance of the digicam, I deeply admired his simplicity as an individual. His mantra was quite simple, which was to not fear and to only work exhausting to stay a contented life. I really feel if everybody imbibes such easy dwelling, then there’s hardly something to create dissatisfaction in life,” Dhanya believes.
She says that she feels very happy with her father too, as he labored actually exhausting to climb up the ladder and there no is denying that other than his appearing abilities, he was beloved and favored by many heroines of his instances for his seems. And now, her brother Dhirren Ramkumar can also be quickly making his appearing debut within the film titled Daari Tappida Maga.
However even because it’s been principally the male family members within the limelight to this point, Dhanya – the primary woman from the primary household of Kannada cinema to play a heroine – appears all set to shine in her debut movie, and construct on her success with a second enterprise which she is on the verge of signing. Extra energy to her.