“India is a fascinating country with myriad layers in it. I want to take a step towards learning more about one of the oldest cultures in the world. I have many Indian friends and it’s fascinating to hear their stories of ancient India,” Berry said in a statement.
For a scene in “Cloud Atlas”, an adaptation of the eponymous 2004 novel by David Mitchell, the actress she dressed in a traditional Indian way. Her look is complete in a sari, and she also wears bangles, with henna applied on her palms.
“Cloud Atlas” is written and directed by Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski along with Tom Tykwer. It is the story of humankind in which the actions and consequences of everyone’s lives impact one another throughout the past, present and future.
The movie also stars Tom Hanks.
It will release in India and the US in October, and will be distributed by PVR Pictures.