I won’t give up dance and cinema after marriage-Shamna Kasim

South Indian actress and dancer Shamna Kasim says that her dream is to become a great dancer, known all over the world. She was speaking to the CNM.Shamna was in Kozhikode recently to attend a function.

She underscores that she would never want to give up her dance or film after marriage. She wants to be active as now, even after marriage. And, some times more actively by starting a dance school and build up a great team of talented people.

According to her, if one confined to family, post marriage, lot of suffocations will arise.

Born in a traditional Muslim family in Kannur, Shamna has been living in Kochi for the last ten years.

Dream roles/dream

I don’t have much higher dreams.” But my biggest dream is to become a great dancer, admired by everyone.

I have got many blessings in films and dance, so far. I earned this popularity even with a traditional Muslim background in Kannur.Cinema is just a happening for me. I didn’t plan for getting into movies. I got into the film field, accidently, only because on the basis of my dance performance. Actually nobody was there to support me in the film field.

In that sense, everything happened is just like a dream.

Dance is my passion; dance is everything. However, film has equal role to play in my life because if I had not done few movies, I would not have got much popularity, I enjoy today. The difference is that, dance is deeply merged in my blood and I don’t want to compromise on it.

Recent project:

My recent Malayalam film is Rajesh Menon’s‘Mili’.I am doing a modern girl’s role just opposite to Amala’s character.

The role is something with a negative shade. But, I can’t say that it is a new character since I did similar role in Chattakkari.

Moving to other South Indian languages:

When I get some good movies from other languages like Tamil and Telugu I take up those projects. Tamil film world accepted me as heroine, first. I am very comfortable, working in Tamil movies. The reality is that I am not getting good roles, in Malayalam matching my outlook, comparatively from Tamil and Telugu. I am happy in other languages and doing well there.

I work in four langauages; Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.

On Rajadhiraja dance:

At that time I had many offers for item songs. But, I didn’t accept those offers. But, I felt a sort of admiration, working with Mammookka (superstar Mammootty). It was just a new experience. So, I worked for that song. Otherwise, I don’t want to do item songs. I don’t think it is a clean item dance. I didn’t appear as an item girl, too.

rajadhiraja

After watching that movie, many people appreciated me. It was the acceptance I get from my dance profession.

Everyone supported me in dance which I practiced when I was a small kid. My dad’s family had some negative response. But, my mummy and daddy stood for me.

Hobbies at home

Cleaning my house and arranging shelves, tidy are some of my hobbies….I decorate rooms also .I would read occasionally even if I am not a voracious reader. During, travel time, I take novels. I read both English and Malayalam books.

Predictions!

I would be getting married within two years. Most probably it would be in 2016.

I want to establish a dance school after marriage and work for some good films,

I don’t want to sit idle at home. My hard earned talent should not be wasted. If I give up my profession, it would be an injustice to my life.

After marriage, girls should not be confined to houses. When such thing happens….there will be problems in relations…there will be suffocation, especially in film field. Women should continue her role in their interest area. Talent and hard work should not be sacrificed after marriage.

So, my life partner must be very understanding and broad minded, that too in a Muslim community, because I am very open and straight forward. Most importantly, as a celebrity I should be more vigilant in taking every decisions in my life because media and people are eagerly watching what is happening in our private lives.

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