Shilpa Raizada is currently seen as Surekha Goenka in Rajan Shahi’s “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” and calls the experience amazing. She said, “I will soon complete four years in the show, and the experience has been amazing. It’s a typical Indian show full of family values and love and that’s why its been loved so much. As far as my role is concerned, people say that I look very beautiful on-screen and that my acting looks very natural. Also, if I go out of town, people recognize me. What more can an actor want.”
Shilpa, however, mentioned that her on-screen character is a little older in age and she was a little hesitant of accepting it, but meeting Rajan made her accept it.
“Initially when I was offered the role I was not sure whether I should do it or not, but I when I met Rajan sir I just couldn’t say no. He is so polite and warm-hearted that I feel lucky to be a part of his show. The best part is he personally calls everyone and keeps visiting the sets to check on us. Nobody does that and I think that’s why people love working with him,” she said.
Shilpa Raizada entered the entertainment industry in 2010 with “Hamari Devrani”. She played the role of Padmini in the TV show, and after that there has been no turning back. Coming from a non-acting background, her struggle began at home and she says she is her own acting hero.
“I come from Betul district in Madhya Pradesh, its a very small place called Pathakhera, so convincing everyone at home that I want to act and I want to go to Mumbai was a challenge. In fact, even in my college days in Bhopal, I was the President of the Art and Cultural society, so I used to participate in plays and dance.
After college, I did a few ads and anchoring too, but nobody at home knew about this. I came to Mumbai twice for a look test, when I came here for the second time, I got selected for ‘Hamari Devrani’ and after signing the agreement I called my parents and told them everything. They agreed, and have been supportive since then,” she said.
‘Anupamaa’: Advait breaks the news to Vanraj, Samar overhears their conversation
Anupamaa’s life has never been easy. First she struggled to get some recognition by her family, then she fought for herself after she got to know that her husband was cheating on her and looks like now she will be fighting for her life too.
Anupamaa fainted after she had met Vanraj, and though initially they felt it might be because of a lot of emotional turmoil and overexertion, after a few tests Advait got to know about her illness. He tells Vanraj that she has a tumour in her ovary and in his own peculiar way tells him that this is Anupamaa’s first notice from her body. Vanraj is shocked to hear this, and before he can accept this news, he saw Samar standing next to them. Samar overheard their conversation and is unable to control his emotions. Vanraj stops him and tries to calm him down. He also tells him that Anupamaa has been fighting all her life for them, now it’s their turn to pay her back. They also promise that they won’t disclose this news to Anupamaa as she might get depressed because of it.
Vanraj and Samar now feel that they should do everything possible to make Anupamaa happy. They call Baa and Pakhi to the resort and even put a name board “Anupamaa Ka Ghar” outside their room. But Anupamaa senses that the family is hiding something. Will Anupamaa get to know the truth? What will the family do to keep Anupamaa happy? To know what happens next keep watching “Anupamaa”. Produced by Rajan Shahi and his mother Deepa Shahi under their banner Shahi Productions Pvt Ltd, “Anupamaa” features Rupali Ganguly, Sudhanshu Pandey, Apurva Agnihotri, Madalsa Sharma, Alpana Buch, Arvind Vaidya, Paras Kalnawat, Aashish Mehrotra, Muskan Bamne, Shekhar Shukla, Nidhi Shah, Anagha Bhosale, and Tassnim Sheikh. The show airs on Star Plus.
ALTBalaji and ZEE5’s magnum-opus Paurashpur
ALTBalaji and ZEE5’s magnum-opus Paurashpur, a tale of power, lust, betrayals and fight for rights, that will leave you in awe! Binge-watch the 7 episodic epic drama now!
The wait is finally over, as ALTBalaji and ZEE5 are set to take us all into the entertaining world of ‘Paurashpur’, a kingdom intoxicated by gender struggles, royalty, betrayal, and vendetta.
Appreciated as Indian OTT’s first epic fictional fantasy drama, ‘Paurashpur’ features renowned names from the film and television industry, including the legendary actor Annu Kapoor, Shilpa Shinde, Milind Soman, Sahil Salathia, Anantvijay Joshi, Poulomi Das, Aditya Lal, Ashmita Bakshi, Kashish Rai, and Flora Saini among others.
As royal and regal as it appears in the magnificent trailer and intriguing posters, ‘Paurashpur’ has been creating noise for all the right reasons and trending at the number 1 spot of IMDB’s most anticipated new Indian movies and shows. Interestingly, it’s considered the only web show promoted across different cities, including Lucknow, Bhopal, and Delhi post lockdown.
Speaking about the encouraging response, Annu Kapoor says, “This web series represents male chauvinism right from the beginning of the title of the show Paurashpur (the literal meaning is the domain of male). It is a period fiction drama depicting basic human emotions such as greed, lust for power, and gender discrimination, predominantly in visual substance. I am quite hopeful that the audience will enjoy it having their choicest ingredients in it.”
Milind Soman, who has been making waves with his striking character look, adds, “My character Boris in Paurashpur is one of the most mysterious characters that I have ever played on screen. And that’s one of the major reasons why I agreed to do this. While I was initially offered the King’s role, I found Boris’s character quite interesting since he is someone who stands for the woman of the kingdom, against the King. So, the more complex the character is, the more interesting it gets.”
Raising the hotness quotient in the show, Shilpa Shinde informs, “It was just wonderful working on a show like Paurashpur and sharing screen space with such fabulous and talented actors. It is a very entertaining show that touches upon a few critical issues that even existed in those days and even today. There are a lot of mystery elements in the show, which makes it even more exciting.”
Binge watch the first 7 episodes of ‘Paurashpur’ streaming now both on ALTBalaji & ZEE5!
Here’s why this Christmas is special for Subuhii Joshi
Actor Subuhii Joshi is really looking forward to celebrating Christmas this year. Her family is at her place this year and she says that celebrating the festival with them is such a treat for her. “Since my family is here for Christmas after so many years, this is going to be a Christmas that I am looking forward to. All the nightclubs and all are shut, and we are going to be at home. But it is going to be an amazing Christmas. My mom, my brother and I have decorated the tree and the house. Majnu (pet dog) also enjoys a lot on Christmas. He loves the toys that we have decorated the tree with. He is equally involved in the Christmas decorations,” says the Yeh Un Dino Ki Baat Hai actor.
She also plans on binging on something very special this Christmas. “I have got a cake made for Christmas. It’s a special gingerbread cake from a very famous bakery here. It’s an exclusive cake and made only on order. They don’t make too many. I have ordered one since I am very fond of cake and it’s Christmas!” she says.
Subuhii says that she has always loved celebrating Christmas. “Christmas has been very special for me. From the time I was young, Christmas has always been celebrated well. My mom used to get a tree, decorate it, and there used to be so many gifts. This year has been so hard for everyone, so this Christmas is very more important. Thankfully, I am with my family. We will be at home, have cake and pray that everything around should sort out quickly,” she says.
Srishti Jain From Hamari Wali Good News
Actress Srishti Jain, better known as Navya from Hamari Wali Good News, has drastically changed her onscreen look for a story track and we are completely in awe with her.
Throwing more light on that Srishti says,” It was totally different get up, it was fun to dress up in the attire. I am a sucker for traditional Indian wear, and this is such a beautiful costume. All the authentic jewellery and the vibrant colours of the costume looked so pretty together. It was a long process to get ready, thus the creatives and I zeroed down on the hair and make up. It obviously took time but as you can see it was totally worth it. It’s a typical Rajasthani look.
My personal style is very bohemian, and the bohemian style is adapted from the Banjaras so I really loved getting dressed as one. The highlight has to be the oxidised jewellery! I love jewellery and getting ready for a particular look was very interesting. As an actor, I also look forward to different tracks, interesting looks.” She looked so different from her usual and casual style, fans almost didn’t recognize her! She looked extremely elegant and beautiful in this gorgeous, fresh look. We hope to see more of this side of Sristhi Jain in the future.
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