Hollywood Actress Elnaaz Norouzi Interview
Elnaaz Norouzi has evidently captivated the Telugu audience with her mesmerizing dance performances in Devil.
Elnaaz Norouzi, renowned for her notable roles in Bollywood productions and web series like Sacred Games, has ventured into Hollywood with the film Kandahar where she shares the screen with Gerard Butler. Additionally, she has marked her debut in Telugu cinema with Devil,alongside Nandamuri Kalyan Ram. Released, the film not only highlights Elnaazs captivating presence in a special song, where her alluring looks and dynamic dance moves impart a sizzling touch but also showcases her in a significant character within the movie. In commemoration of the films release, heres a concise dialogue with the exceptionally talented actress.
Q; You were born in Iran and brought up in Germany. How did you end up in Indian
It was my dream to work in Bollywood, as I grew up watching all the Bollywood movies
with the thought of becoming an actress. And that came from the fact that I would watch
the movies constantly and wonder if this is what I want to be. A place where all the
colors are, where all the music is, where all the dance is ya so thats how I decided to
come to India and pursue my dream.
Q; You see to have made India almost your home?
India is my home for me now. It’s been 8 long years for me now in India and at the same
time 5 years in the film industry.
Q; You have the experience of working in Bollywood. How is your experience working in
I have done this movie titled Devil where I have a special appearance through a song. I
can’t compare it but what I do love about South India is people are so polite, it is so
different I enjoyed working in the Telugu industry and I would love to do more.
Q; How is it working in Devil? How did you land in this film?
I was offered this song and since I have never done anything in Telugu I did my
homework and tried to find out what needs to be done. Abhishek Pictures is such a big
production house in the South it was a nobrainer for me. I knew that this waswhat I
Q; Devil is a period film Set in British India. Not very often do you get these kinds of films
and Characters. Tell us how special the movie is?
The period film is quite hard to make I must say, its expensive to make, takes so much
time to go back into those times, with all the costumes they also have to get the looks
correct so I do think that movie is extremely special that way. About my look, its quite
special to me as I have never done that look, hair, red lips jazz type of music. So I am
extremely excited about it.
Q; A lot is being said about your special song in the movie. How is it going to be?
I worked on this film as a special song only. I hope its gonna be a big one I hope people
are gonna like me and this song as well I am new to this industry I hope I get a lot of
Q; How is it working with Kalyan Ram?
Working with Kalyan Ram sir was an unforgettable experience, he was very quiet and
shy on set but yes he was really helpful and I had a great time. Especially in my scene
with him where I had to say dialogues in Telugu and he was very helpful, I am not well
versed in Telugu, but I know 7 languages and I would love to learn Telugu as well if I get
to do more work.
Q; What is the difference between working in Tollywood and Bollywood?
I cant say anything on this as I am extremely new here in Tollywood but as of now its
the same. Everyone is equally professional.
Q; How confident are you about the film? Do you think the film will be a game changer in
It all depends on the audience how much they love the film. How much my character and
song have an impact. I am confident about all the actors, directors, and production
house as we all gave our 100% so lets see what happens.
Q; Besides doing films, you are also actively doing television. How are you balancing both?
Besides films, I do web shows, and I sing as well I am balancing all of this. I think I am
good at balancing it I love doing everything. You need to find a balance when you love
the Rush, that stressful life constantly flying here and there finishing this and that so yes
I love this kind of a life.
Q; In the next two years, how are you going to see yourself?
I cant say but definitely I want to give more attention to music, I love singing which I
started in 2022 by now I have released 2 songs and my 3rd song is also coming. I would
love to do more Telugu films for sure.
Q; What are your upcoming films?
Sangeen with Nawazuddin Siddiqui its a thriller, Raneeti its a series that will be released
on Jio cinema, my song Woah will also be coming there so there are multiple projects in the pipeline you will get to know soon..