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Malavika Mohanan goes the extra mile for Beyond the Clouds 

The young actor will be making her debut with Majid Majidi's maiden Indian film 

Published: 14th April 2018

Malavika Mohanan, who will be making her debut with Majid Majidi's first India-set project, Beyond The Clouds, says she pushed her boundaries to stay true to the Iranian filmmaker's vision.

In the film, Malavika will be seen essaying the role of Tara -- elder sister of Ishaan Khatter's character Amir. She lost around eight kilos in just 15 days for a jail sequence. And when the shoot was in progress she decided not to wash her hair for 10 days. 

"Majidi sir has a very clear vision for all his characters. All his characters are real people going through real issues. It started with my losing weight before I started filming to physically look like an inmate," Malavika said in a statement. 

"With the help and guidance of a nutritionist and my gym trainer, I could achieve this goal in just 15 days. By the time I was in the shooting process, I had taken my deep dive into the character. I went to the extent of not washing my hair for 10 days to genuinely look dirty and messy," she added.

Beyond The Clouds narrates a heart-warming tale of a brother and sister, and how they find happiness in separation and turbulent times. The film celebrates the triumph and adoration of life against a Mumbai backdrop. 

Produced by Zee Studios and Namah Pictures, the film is set to release worldwide on April 20.

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