May 9 marks the birthday of one of the most talented actresses in Indian cinema, Sai Pallavi. She rose to fame with her debut role as Malar in the Malayalam blockbuster “Premam” and has since become a household name in the South Indian film industry. In this article, we take a look at the director who first helmed Sai Pallavi and explore some of her notable works in the film industry.
The Director who first helmed Sai Pallavi
Contrary to popular belief, the director who first helmed Sai Pallavi was not Alphonse Puthren, who directed “Premam.” In fact, Sai made her acting debut in a short film titled “Katchi Pizhai” during her college years. The film was directed by Kirubhakar Purushothaman and it was her performance in this film that caught the attention of the filmmakers of “Premam.”
Sai Pallavi’s notable works in the film industry
Her breakthrough role came in the Malayalam blockbuster “Premam,” directed by Alphonse Puthren. In the film, she played the character of Malar, a college lecturer who becomes the love interest of the protagonist George, played by Nivin Pauly. “Premam” went on to become a massive box office success and is considered a cult classic in Malayalam cinema.
Sai Pallavi made her Telugu debut with the film “Fidaa,” directed by Sekhar Kammula. In the film, she played the role of Bhanumathi, a village girl who falls in love with a young man from the USA. “Fidaa” was a huge box office success and established Pallavi as one of the leading actresses in Telugu cinema.
Sai Pallavi’s most recent release is the Telugu film “Love Story,” directed by Sekhar Kammula. In the film, she plays the role of Revathi, a young woman from a small village who moves to the city in search of a better life. Her performance in the film has been widely praised and the film has been a huge box-office success.
- Kali Sai Pallavi’s performance in the Malayalam film “Kali” directed by Sameer Thahir was lauded by both the audience and critics alike. She played the role of Anjali, a newlywed who struggles to save her husband from his anger issues. Her performance was described as “soulful” and “heart-wrenching” by critics.
- Maari 2 Pallavi’s performance in the Tamil film “Maari 2” directed by Balaji Mohan received positive reviews. She played the role of Araathu Anandhi, a bold auto driver who falls in love with the character Maari played by Dhanush.
- Athiran Sai Pallavi’s portrayal of the character Nithya in the Malayalam film “Athiran” directed by Vivek was appreciated by the audience and critics. Her performance was described as “matured” and “brilliant” by critics, and it showcased her versatility as an actress.
Sai Pallavi’s No Short Dress Policy
In an interview with News18, Sai Pallavi revealed that she is not comfortable doing special numbers in short clothes. She stated that even if she was offered a large sum of money, she would not do these songs. She has always maintained a distance from glamorous roles and expressed her views on the matter.
This no short dress policy of Sai Pallavi has become a topic of discussion in the film industry. While many actresses choose to wear revealing outfits for their roles, Sai Pallavi has taken a different path. Her decision to not wear short dresses in films is a reflection of her beliefs and principles.
The Reason behind Sai Pallavi’s No Short Dress Policy
Sai Pallavi’s reason for not wearing short dresses in films is simple – she is not comfortable in them. She has always been clear about her views on the matter and has refused to compromise on her principles. In an interview with The Times of India, she revealed that she prefers to wear traditional outfits and feels more comfortable in them.
She stated that when people accepted her for who she was, a girl with acne (rosacea), she learned that confidence was the real beauty. She also revealed that the reason why she chose to do a Malayalam film as her maiden acting venture was because she wanted to do a role that was meaningful and relatable.
Sai Pallavi’s Impact on the Film Industry
Sai Pallavi’s decision to not wear short dresses in films has had a significant impact on the film industry. She has set a new trend in the industry and has inspired many young actresses to follow in her footsteps. Her refusal to compromise on her principles has earned her the respect and admiration of millions of fans across the world.
She stated that the director of “Premam,” Alphonse Putharen, had advised her not to wear makeup for her role in the film. This decision worked well with the audience, and she went on to act in other films without or with minimal makeup.