Hansika Motwani is happy that she is an actress. She said, My family never planned for me to enter the film industry. As a child, I used to go to my mother’s clinic after school. She being a dermatologist, people from the film industry came to see her, as there were very few skin specialists 10-12 years ago. Sometimes, they would say, “She’s such a bright kid; you should give her a chance to act in serials.” My mother always said, “No, no! My daughter will never come into the industry!, she said. "In my first film with Dhanush, he taught me so many Tamil words. In the second, Ravi used to tease me in Tamil, and I used to give back in my toota-phoota Tamil. Prabhudeva sir helped me a lot too. And then with ‘Velayudham’, Vijay was so wonderful, she added.
Story first published: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 15:38 [IST]