Actor Aakanksha Singh has been training rigorously to prepare for her role in her upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual film titled ‘Clap’. She will be seen essaying the role of a hockey player in the Prithvi Aditya directorial venture and she has picked up the nuances of hockey for her role.
Aakanksha has been training under professional hockey players for a while and sweating it out on the field for a few weeks now. “Playing a sportsperson is challenging, as the preparation demands a lot of physical and mental strength. I’ve been living the life of a sportsperson of late and now I know what it takes to be like them,” says Aakanksha.
Speaking about her training sessions, she adds, “Every day I used to train for two hours with coach Ifthekhar Ahmed, an Indian police hockey team player and coach, with 30 years of experience in all-India police games and a national level player. My training took place in Chennai.”
A professional physiotherapist, Aakanksha’s Telugu film ‘Malli Raava’ was a success. ‘Clap’ marks her Tamil debut. Aakanksha will be seen opposite Aadhi Pinisetty in the film.
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