Actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar who is currently working in movies like Nibunan, Sathya and Vikram Vedha is taking a new step ahead. The actress who is popular for her roles in movies like Thaarai Thappattai and Poda Podi is a trained bharathanatyam dancer. She is planning to make a Dance Drama based on the popular Shakespeare drama Romeo Juliet. The Thaarai Thappattai actress will be acting as Juliet in the dance drama which will have music by AR Rahman.
She said that almost 10 popular AR Rahman songs will feature in this drama and she will be dancing to the songs along with Salsa Mani who is acting as Romeo. This show will be staged at Music Academy in Chennai on 8th and 9th of July and the actress is planning for more shows in various cities based on the response. This show will be choreographed by popular dancer Jefferey Warden.
This Dance Drama will be an experimental effort with a lot of innovation added to it and the AR Rahman songs are used in this play as per the situation. Varalakshmi Sarathkumar said that she is proud to act in the Shakespeare play ‘Romeo Juliet’ which is still staged in many parts of the world.