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Updated: January 23, 2014 17:46 IST

Leading lady

Saraswathy Nagarajan
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Kani Kusruti Photo: S. Gopakumar
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Kani Kusruti is moving centre stage in movies too. The talented theatre actress has cherry picked her roles in cinema and now she is playing the lead in T.K. Rajeevkumar’s latest film that is supposed to go on the floor on February 5.

At present, Kani is in Thrissur, rehearing for a play Burning Flowers – 7 Dreams of a Woman, an Indo-Polish production of Polish theatre group Teatr Biuro Podrozy for the sixth edition of the International Theatre Festival of Kerala. “It is a play on violence against women. Aparna, theatre activist, and I have been collecting the material for the play for some time now. The Polish group had a skeleton of a play by the time they arrived and then they supplemented it with the material we provided,” says Kani.

The play will be staged on January 27 and 29.

“I will stay on till the end of the fete on February 3 and return to Thiruvananthapuram on February 4. Then I will know more about my role,” says Kani. Watch this space.

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