Trisha was replaced with Amy Jackson Hindi remake of Gautham Menon’s Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya(VTV) all of sudden, and this is what the actress had to say.
You are all of a sudden being replaced from the Hindi remake of VTV, What went wrong between Gautham and you ?
I had given Gautham dates from October 1 to 25 to start the shoot of VTV in Hindi. But unfortunately, he never contacted me during those dates and he has postponed the shoot to a time that clashes with my first schedule of Ajiths Mankatha directed by Venkat Prabhu. And then i have a schedule at New York for Kushiga, the Telugu remake of Love Aaj Kal, with Pawan Kalyan. So at this stage, It was me who decided to walk out of Gautham’s film.
But the talk in the town says that Gowtham had roped in Amy Jackson following a change in Script
I swear that I never knew about Amy Jackson. Who is currently doing the film is not my concern as I have walked away from it. I have no hard feelings, as Gautham had given me a fantastic role in the Tamil version, which got me critical acclaim and also box-office success.
Also people criticisng you for the Khatta Meetha flop
Khatta Meetha was my 40th film and according to trade papers, it was not a failure as was made out to be by a section of the media. Even today, However, right from the first day of shoot, I was unhappy about the look of my character. When I told Priyan sir that my character looked like a matron wearing traditional sarees and that it won’t work as it doesn’t go with my image, he overruled my suggestions.
Didnt you say the same to Gowtham for vinnai thaandi Varuvaaya
Yes, I had differences with Gautham over Jessie’s look in VTV too. When I expressed my doubts, he clarified and said he wanted the Syrian Christian look for the character. Well, to be fair to Gautham, his script and the way he showcased Jessie worked big time.
Are you frusturated you couldnt make an entry into Bollywood like Asin?
I never said that I’m moving to Bollywood, If my intention had been to make it big in Bollywood.Like Asin, I would have shifted bag and baggage to Mumbai.Also the kind of reach A R Murgadoss and Aamir Khan gave her through Ghajini was phenomenal. At the end of the day, it’s the script and packaging that counts.