Victory after the long wait for Tillotama Shome
Tilotma Shom Not new to praise. His 20-year career is dotted with memorable performances in brave indie films, be it Monsoon Wedding (2001), Kissa (2015) or Sir (2020). But the actress, who is winning praise for her performance in The Night Manager, admits that the praise makes her weird. “I think most of us [feel that way], don’t we? Few people grow up to be admired all the time. So, it’s bound to make one of us, who grew up in the shadows, [feel odd when praised]”Because of that.
The role was played by Olivia Colman in the 2016 original
Taking on the role of Lipika Saikia Rao in Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur-The chain of command was a tall order. After all, the role of Handler was written by Olivia Colman in the original British show, The Night Manager (2016), on which the recent Disney + Hotstar adaptation is based. Now, as her character continues to win the hearts of audiences with her determination and intelligence, Shome watches the accolades with a sense of wonder. The reason – the mainstream recognition is the first in his 20-year career. She shares, “I am very impressed. Suddenly, a lot of people are seeing my work, as opposed to the indie films that I had limited releases. So, to me, numbers and scales are new; They have grown exponentially. But thankfully, it has happened. After 20 years of waiting, let’s just say I wasn’t looking forward to it anymore.
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