Creating A Splash In Bollywood!

14 October 2012 LotsABuzz

One would think roles are so much more about what you can do for them and what you can bring to them as an actor rather than what a role can do for you!  Where most actors bid adieu to the role and characher post shooting, Manasi Rachh took some shades back home from her character, which should stay with her all her life (and help her enjoy beach holidays a tad bit more we hope).  A non-swimmer before she bagged the much auditioned for role of playing Alia Bhatt's best friend in Karan Johar's Student of the Year, the talented young actress went the length (and breath) to make sure her character had the finished chisel of what her role required out of her.  Being needed to play an ace state level swimmer, Manasi took on her role very seriously and trained extensively for hours rigorously under Rob Miller's team (the action director/coach deployed on Chak De) to attain the perfect body language of a professional swimmer.  From being a non-swimmer to getting every stroke right, Manasi has taken to the waters for life now she says.  Excited about the release, the movie which stars Siddharth Malhortra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, is up for release on 19th October.  Manasi Rachh was earlier noted in Yash Raj Productions' Mujhse Frrrandship Karoge.  She has also appeared in various commercials and has been actively involved in theatre.  Manasi's film Charlie Ke Chakkar Mein with Naseeruddin Shah and others in the post-production stage.

This article was first published in LotsABuzz (14 October 2012).
Original story

All news stories

10 Reasons Why Chak De! India Is A Special Film Arjun Kapoor Slam Dunks Like A Pro-Basketball Player In Half Girlfriend Shraddha Kapoor Learns To Play Basketball For Her Next Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor get ‘Chalk De India’ trainer for ‘Half Girlfriend’ ReelSports Roped In For 'Azhar' Training Days Taking Her Talents To India 10 Reasons To Watch Mary Kom : Priyanka Chopra’s Best Top 7 Reasons To Watch Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom Lights, Camera, Action… Uppercut FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum 2014 Winning Ways Priyanka Chopra Starts Training For Biopic On Mary Kom Winning Notes I Learned A Lot On SOTY Star Talk Kajol Is KJo’s Lucky Mascot Creating A Splash In Bollywood! KJo Launches New Talent Bollywood Film Drafts Canadian Runners SPOTTED! Farhan Akhtar as Milkha Singh How were Chak De! India’s hockey scenes so real? Lahore's Hollywood remake Howzzat? Akshay Kumar becomes bowler for 'Patiala House' Preview: Lahore Inside Out: Faces & Places ReelSports, Staged Baseball ReelSports On The Vanguard Of India's Global Ascent The Phoren Hands 53rd Fair One Filmfare Awards AFLers Hit The Big Screen In 'The Game Plan' Going Bollywood? Helping Stars Make The Right Moves Box Office Goal Rush Planells Prepared For Life In Okinawa With Golden Kings AFL Players Are 'Invincible' AFL Athletes Hit The Silver Screen Movie "Stages" Baseball Players ATC's Work Behind The Scenes To Ensure Cast Is Well Trained And Conditioned Tinseltown Touchdown Turning Actors Into Players Fore! The Actor As Athlete Wants To Play Through Names In The News Sporting News For Filmers: You Gotta Have Solutions Making Sports Look 'Reel' Keeping It 'Reel' 'Tree Hill' team nearly ready for filming Court TV