Nevada (US), Aug.3 (ANI): Twenty-two-year-old German actress-supermodel-singer Claudia Ciesla reportedly always carries an idol of Hindu Lord Ganesha presented by her Vedic astrologer, which she claimed brought her good luck.
She is reported to have said, "I love Hinduisms tolerance and peaceful thinking. I have visited many temples and prayed, which is helping me by way of hope and new energy."
Applauding her interest in Hinduism, Indian American leader Rajan Zed has urged Ciesla to seriously further explore Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world, which is rich in philosophical thought.
In a statement issued here, Zed said that if she needed any help in her Hinduism study, he or other Hindu scholars would gladly provide.
Ciesla plays Linda in the recent movie Karma (M.R.Shahjahan), a crime thriller based on reincarnation. She has also acted in Italian television sitcom "Outsiders in Palermo". She has played lead in a Punjabi film titled "Ki Jana Pardes" (Why go abroad) and she is a German journalist Serin in "10:10" (Arin Paul) in addition to delivering its title song.
Besides Bollywood, she is claimed to be getting offers from regional Indian cinema like Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, and Marathi. She is reportedly Catholic.
Ciesla has reportedly said that she liked Hinduism very much and had discussed about Hindu topics such as reincarnation. She has been quoted as saying: "I think I am very close in my way of thinking and my living philosophy to be a Hindu... and I am sure I would like to be a Hindu when I have all the knowledge about it." (ANI)