After wrapping up her work in USA, the National award winning actress-entrepreneur Neetu N Chandra flew back to the country so that she can attend filmmaker Vikram Kumar’s wedding ceremony in Chennai.
Interestingly, Neetu stepped into the Tamil film industry with a superhit film, Yavarum Nalam in 2009, which was directed by Vikram. Over the years, the bond that Neetu and Vikram share has only gotten stronger and the two have been good friends.
Neetu says, “Vikram is like a family to me. I have known him for six to seven years now, seen him deliver hit after hit such as 24, Manam, Ishq and more. So when Vikram called and said, ‘you have to come for the marriage,’ I wrapped up my work quickly and flew back to the country from US for the wedding. You just can never say no to him. He is that kind of humble person.”
The versatile actress also shares how happy and excited she was when she first got the news of her friend’s upcoming nuptials. “I was so happy. There are very few men who want to settle down in life with their partner; guys are commitment phobic that way. I respect men who are not afraid to commit and can be loyal to their partner. Vikram is exactly that kind of person. He is stable, loyal, supportive, and a true gentleman. They are a beautiful couple and are lucky to have each other.”
On collaborating with the filmmaker again, Neetu says, “Vikram is a super cool director. He was the one who launched me in the bilingual project with Yavarum Nalam. He has worked with superstars. Of course, I would love to work with him again.”
Ask Neetu about her marriage, and pat comes the reply. “I’m single and happy. Destiny has its own way to get people together. So if it is meant to happen, it will. I believe in the institution of marriage but I haven’t met someone I see myself spending the rest of my live with. Being a female actor coming from Bihar, I had a lot on my plate. It took me six to seven years to get where I am today. I am not in the space to stop or even pause. To tie the knot, I need to fall deeply in love with someone. If I feel like I cannot live without that person, only then will I marry him. I’m a true romantic at heart but I am also a strong-minded woman. I know my worth and the day I find a man who truly deserves me, I’ll say my vows to him.”