Ducati vs Yamaha: Isha Talwar’s bike tales from Raja Cheyyi Vesthe shoot

  • IANS, Chennai
  • Updated: Apr 28, 2016 17:07 IST
Isha Talwar, who stars in the new Telugu film Raja Cheyyi Vesthe, says it took her 20 minutes to ride a bike on her own in the film. (IshaOnline/Facebook)

Actor Isha Talwar who stars in the forthcoming Telugu actioner Raja Cheyyi Vesthe alongwith Nara Rohit, says she has finally fulfilled her long-time desire to ride a bike with this film. All it took was 20 minutes for her to ride one, she says.

“It was a lot easier than I thought. Although I was really tense, it took me just 20 minutes to ride the bike on my own,” said Isha.

Initially, the makers gave Isha a Ducati bike to ride. “When I looked at the bike, I knew it’d be too heavy for me to ride. I requested the bike to be changed and that’s when it was replaced by a Yamaha RX 100. I even have a scene where I have to ride with Rohit on the bike,” she said.

In the film, which releases in cinemas on Friday, Isha plays a character with an agenda.

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“I play a catholic called Chaitra. Unlike the regular heroines, she has a strong purpose. It’s the kind of role that will leave audiences with something to debate about,” she said, adding she also got to perform some action scenes.

A trained dancer, Isha got to showcase her dancing prowess in the film. “For the first time in my career, I’ve got to dance to a lovely, peppy number. A lavish set was specially built for the song. I had so much fun to finally dance in my own film,” she said.

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Isha’s last Telugu outing was the 2013 blockbuster Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde. Since then, she’s been quite busy with a slew of projects in Malayalam filmdom.

“Post Gunde Jaaria, the kind of work I got was not as good as what I was getting from Malayalam industry. Since I played the second lead in my last Telugu film, everything that I got after that was in the same zone,” she said.

Isha currently has two more Malayalam projects in her kitty.

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