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It’s an exciting time for TV actors: Shweta Basu Prasad

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National Award-winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad, who was caught in a prostitution racket two years ago for lack of work, is returning to the small screen with ‘Chandra-Nandni’. She says “it’s an exciting time for actors” on TV as there’s more variety of characters than ever before.

“Variety in roles (for actors) is a consequence of variety in shows (on TV), which I do see a lot now. (Today) shows are plot-based and concise. The stories are different, there (are) seasons being introduced. I think it is an exciting time for television and TV actors,” Shweta told.

Shweta found fame on the small screen through her roles in shows like “Kutumb”, “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” and “Karishma Kaa Karishma”. She won a National Film Award for Best Child Artist for her double role in 2002 film “Makdee”.

“I have been refraining from doing TV for at least five to six years now, as I was busy finishing my studies and working as a script consultant in Phantom Films. I never received anything on television that excited me enough,” said the actress, who was last seen on TV in two episodes of “Darr Sabko Lagta Hai” last year.

Shweta said that being an outsider, she has always faced a struggle in her career. And that she still gives auditions for roles.

“I have been an outsider who has grown up in the industry. I have always had these circles in my growing up days too. It was just a matter of right project and age. But, yet I do give auditions and screen tests like any other actress in Lokhandwala (in Mumbai),” Shweta said.

Talking about her preparations for “Chandra-Nandni” and her role of Nandni, Shweta said: “I will be paying attention to some of the nuances of that era and that character with the body language of a warrior princess, which will soon require me to learn sword fighting and horse riding.

“I have been reading on Magadh and Mauryan history a lot these days.”

The show, which will be aired on Star Plus from October 10, will bring forth the saga of the mighty ruler Chandragupta Maurya and his wife Nandni.

Actor Rajat Tokas will be seen as Chandragupta Maurya.

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Don’t get confuse by title, Mere Pyare Prime Minister isn’t a political film: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

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Because of the confounded title which seems relating to the Prime Minister Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra the director of an upcoming movie under the title of “Pyare Prime Minster” has declared that his film isn’t about the Prime Minister as it appears by title yet has some unique edge.

He knew that his film Mere can get politicized attributable to its title. The movie producer insists that the film is a “true blue socially relevant” venture with no political point.

The film annals the account of a youthful ghetto kid who goes to the capital with his companions to meet the Prime Minister, after his mom is assaulted.

“It sounds like a political film because of the term Prime Minister but it is a true blue socially relevant film. There’s no politics there whatsoever. It picks up the idea of rape and how we deal with it, the aftermath and the victim,”

“It’s more of a social message film than a political film. Looking at the response after the trailer, it feels the audience has evolved beyond our imagination,” he added.

The film discusses the requirement for open sanitation through the eyes of an 8-year-old tyke, who pledges to improve things after an appalling occurrence.

Mehra, who has recently helmed enormous scale films like Mirza, Rang De Basanti, says he must be aware of his true to life look while discussing a story, for example, this set in ghettos.

Mehra narrated that while working on his he was very nervous due to the sensitivity of the issue and we need to respect people living in slums.“There were lots of do’s and don’ts for me. Don’t insult the slums and the people down there or look down at them and have the so-called western perspective on a third world.”

The director shot the film on real locations with no sets and was constantly aware he was “invading their lives” and had to be more respectful.

The film is scheduled to  release on March 15.

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Neha Solanki

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Neha Solanki Bio :

Born : 25 December 1998
Age : 19 years
Birthplace : Haldiwani, Utterakhand
Height : 5.5

 

Neha Solanki is an Indian TV actress and model. She was born on 25th December 1998 in Haldwani, Uttarakhand India. She did her schooling and junior college from Haldwani itself. While she was in school, she wanted to be an actor hence she often remained at the forefront for a number of plays and cultural activities. She also remained the part of many plays during her college to brush up her acting skills. She completed her Diploma in Hotel Management from the Amrapali Institute of Hotel Management, Haldwani, Uttrakhand, India. Once she completed her studies, she headed to Mumbai to chase her dreams to become an actress.

With a bit of struggle, her talent and innocent face, she soon bagged a role in a small screen show. Her career in acting started in the year 2017 with the TV show called Sethji aired on Zee TV. She was the part of the said show and played the role of one of the daughters called Gauri in the said TV show with Vaani Sood. Besides the TV shows, she is also a model and has worked for a number of brands like Flipkart, Pepe Jeans and Jewellery brands. She is currently doing a Star Plus TV serial, which is known as Malign and she is playing the character called Pranali.

She is fondly called as Neenu by her friends and family members. Before she got the role of TV show she also worked as assistant director for a couple of TV shows just to get a good exposure in the field of acting. She associates her success to her hotel management college since it gave her the chance to visit Mumbai to do her internship in a hotel at Juhu. There she came in touch with several people from the small screen industry who gave her a break. And with a bit of struggle, she has managed to maintain her position in this field. She is very much single and not dating anyone as she feels that she has to go a long way.

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Swarda Thigale

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Swarda Thigale :

Born : 29th Oct 1993
Age : 22 Years
Birthplace : Pune
Height : 5.5

Swarda Thigale is a TV actress who is active both in Hindi and Marathi TV shows. She hails from Pune where she was born and brought up at. She was born on 29th October 1993 in Pune. She did her schooling from Singhgad Springdale School, Pune, while she completed her college from Fergusson College, Pune. She did her graduation in Commerce and was active in theatre both Hindi and Marathi. Since she wanted to make a career in the acting field, she headed to Mumbai to pursue her dreams. She joined Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute to learn acting. With a bit of struggle, she got the chance to work in a Hindi TV show know as Savitri Devi College and Hospital.

Swarda ThigaleShe also learnt classical dance in Mumbai to train herself for more prominent roles in movies and TV shows. She learnt various forms of dance including Salsa. She then got a chance to do her debut in Marathi show called Majhe Mann Tujhe Jhaale in the year 2013. She then got the chance to work in a Marathi movie called Thoda Tuzha Thoda Mazha the same year. Besides, she is also active in theatre and has worked in a couple of plays as well. She has also appeared in ads for local brands. Talking about her personality, she likes swimming, dancing, writing and singing and wants to try in these fields as well if she gets an opportunity.

Talking about her personal life, she is single and not dating anyone. According to her, she wants to establish herself first and then look for a relationship. She is, therefore, focussing on her career, which is still in its initial stage. Talking about her personal life, she weighs 55 kgs, while her body measures as 34-26-36. She currently stays in Mumbai with her family and focussing on her work. Stay tuned to know more about her career and others only with us. And yes if you have anything interesting about the actress do share with us.

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