Rajasthani folk artist Ila Arun.
Actress and singer Ila Arun says that the audience originally knew her as a famous Rajasthani folk musician but in reality she is an actress because she made her debut in the world of entertainment through the world of acting.
- Latest version:November 13, 2020, 5:40 pm IST
66 Ila Arun, 66, sang in the 1991 film ‘Lamne’, ‘Morni Boga Ma Bole’, in 1993 from ‘Khalnaik’ to ‘Kholi Pichne’ and in the Oscar-winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (2006). He rose to fame with the superhit song, but he started his Hindi film career in 1983 with veteran director Shyam Bengal’s ‘Mandi’.
Ila Arun, who is currently playing an important role in Hansal Mehta’s social comedy film ‘Chalang’, said that she was interested in acting through theater at a very young age. He said the Rajasthan Sangeet Natak Academy had given him a scholarship for a six-month course at the National School of Drama (NSD) in the 1970s, when legendary theater teacher Abraham Alkazi was a director.
Recalling her work experience in the film ‘Mandi’, the actress said that the first time she faced the camera, she did not know the difference between stage and camera. He learned all this while working. In an interview on Zum, he said, ‘I am interested in writing and reading. If I have any doubts about my character, I give it to my director. She said she sang and acted in plays during her school days, which she continued in her college days.
She said, ‘I’m actually an actress. Acting has always been a part of my life and I love it, whether it’s on stage or in front of the camera. I feel comfortable in it, from what I have learned from my observations and experiences. Arun, a resident of Jaipur, said, ‘I learn from the people around me. I was admitted to NSD. Then worked in film, then sang in movies and albums.