Occupying an inimitable position in Hindi film, Kalki Koechlin's ethereal, fine grained demeanour masks an interior that is intrinsically Indian. Born in Pondicherry to Sri Aurobindo followers, the actor parallels her namesake Lord Kalki, who it is said will emerge from spiritual devotees hidden in a small village.
The 27-year-old has managed the ascent from pocket-sized theatre venues to the Filmfare stage with DevD as her only showreel. But with three films releasing at the end of this year and into early 2011, a trio of avatars await.
Text: IBNS; Images: IndiaFM