Dayana Erappa, one of the super models of the country is making her acting debut with Mani Ratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, which is releasing in Telugu as Nawab.
She has been one of the centers of attractions in the recently released trailer. Dayana feels that she is very much lucky to have worked for a star-studded film like Chekka Chivantha Vaanam which has Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Arvind Swami, Jyothika, Arun Vijay, Aishwarya Rajesh, Aditi Rao Hydari, Silambarasan and others in lead roles. The DOP of the film is Santosh Shivan and music is composed by AR Rahman.
“Working with so many stars was an amazing experience. They never treated me like a newcomer, but have given me all the support to do my best,” said the Tamil ponnu who is yet to sign her next projects after Chekka Chivantha Vaanam.
Born and brought up in Coorg, Dayana’s father owns a tea estate and her mother in a homemaker. She also has an elder sister who has completed her Masters in Criminology.