DC, Jan 12, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) As a girl who had been in
the headlines much before her real tryst with acting, albeit due to her
school refusing her a seat in the higher secondary for participating in a
regional beauty pageant, Sampurna Lahiri has showed just the right
amount of grit and determination to follow her dreams. And here she is
anticipating the release of her first Bengali movie, no less than Aniket
Chattopadhaya's 3rd feature film ‘Goraye Gondogol’.
In an up close with Sampurna, Washington Bangla Radio representative
Arijit Chakrabarty strikes up an interesting conversation the with the
actress regarding her dreams, her first movie experience and her
The interview took off with an enthused exchange of New Year
pleasantries after which Sampurna got down to talk about her life as a
child who grew up with theatre in the air. On being asked what made her
walk into a career in acting and eventually in films, pat came her reply
that her father, Niladri Lahiri was a noted thespian so, naturally, she
had dramatics running in her blood. Moreover, to become an actress was a
childhood dream that she had always nurtured.
Charting her course into films, Sampurna recounted how she first got
into modeling after her madhyamik exams and then ‘Tare Ami Chokhe
Dekhini’ happened. The latter was a serial aired on Star Jalsha that
made her a household name. It was after this that she was spotted by
Kaustav Roy who offered to cast her in his next production called ‘Goray
Sampurna’s first big movie break is slated to be released soon. It is
but obvious to be on cloud nine for someone who has always dreamed of
being a star. However, the young actress admits that the hoardings of
the movie, now put up all over the city, puts her on the jittery mode.
With a load of expectations on her shoulders, Sampurna concedes that
she’s still a bit starry eyed too.
Listen to Sampurna and watch the trailer of Goraye Gondogol on WBRi.