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Away from campaigning, Jayaprada works in 'Ee Bhandhana'
By R.G. Vijayasarathy,
Bangalore, April 15 Kannada cinema is providing
actress-politician Jayaprada a much-needed break from her hectic
election campaign in Uttar Pradesh.
"I am happy to be back in Kannada films after a gap of nearly
three years," said the Samajwadi Party MP who was here for the
launch of "Ee Bhandhana".
To be produced by Jai Jagadish and directed by his wife
Vijayalakshmi Singh, the film has Vishnuvardhan in the male
lead. This is Jayaprada's third Kannada film with the veteran
Answering a question, she said: "Playing a role in cinema is far
easier than playing a game on the political turf of UP (Uttar
She finished the first day's filming and left for Uttar Pradesh.
The actress is expected to resume shooting after completing her
campaigning for the Samajwadi Party.
Asked whether it is easier to deal with a woman director than a
female political opponent like Mayawati, Jayaprada laughed and
remarked: "Don't ask me that question!"