If not an actor, I would have been a lawyer' says Neha
Neha Marda is another fresh face to become popular in the TV world, through her performances in Balika Vadhu and Kismat Connection. Find out more about her:
Sun Drive School, Kolkata
"I started acting after Class 12, so I am
currently studying B.Com (Economics) CHECK THIS via distance learning
from Ignou Institute in Delhi.
"I love singing and dancing. Acting is also a hobby."
"There are two – one is a photo
frame that my friend gifted to me with photographs from our childhood,
the second is my grey Skoda Octavia."
"When I was chosen to play Gehna in Balika
I was so sure I wouldn't be able to portray this character as I am
completely different from her and can't relate to it at all. But now,
when I see that Gehna has so many fans, I am obliged and honoured."
When not shooting, she loves:
"To go to my
friend Nandita's place in Vile Parle and spend time with her two cute
kids. We shop together, go out for dinner, etc."
"Inorbit mall and Nariman Point. I normally go out for dinner with my friends or watch the latest movies."
What switches her on?
"Music turns me on; it can be soft music, ghazals, hip hop, anything, depending on my mood."
What switches her off?
"Crying women annoy me
the most. Another thing that pisses me off is when people lie. I can't
stand such people and they irritate me the most."
'Neha' in three words is:
"Calm, composed and naughty."
Her first crush
: "My Computer teacher in Class 6. Although he was married, I wouldn't miss a single chance to impress him."
"Chinese, Thai and, in Indian, it is Punjabi and Gujarati."
"Love Story by Erich Segal."
Quick make-up tip:
"Just wash yourself with multaani mitti, apply some moisturiser, kaajal and lip gloss and you're done."
"A brush, my camera, deo and, of course my wallet."
On TV, she likes to watch:
"I regularly watch Jyoti, Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo, Balika Vadhu, Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Ladies Special
and now I am looking forward to Sach Ka Saamna
If not an actor, she would have been:
"I have never thought about it, but perhaps a lawyer. Criminal cases fascinate me."