Theatre Is Actors Medium, Not Films: Aahana

Actress Aahana Kumra, who is simultaneously exploring the digital space and Hindi feature films, says although she grew up dreaming about becoming a film actress, she finds theatre the real medium for an actor.

Asked which medium of acting fascinates the performer in her, Aahana told IANS here: “Of course cinema or web shows allow me to play many experimental roles on-screen, but I would say that when it comes to the actors’ medium, it is the theatre and not the film.

“You see, after my performance is done, I do not know how much of that will be kept in the final film as the editing is not in my hands. How the impact of my performance might change after putting the background music in the scene…”

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