Balika Vadhu

   

Acting in BV is a big achievement for me-shashank

Post Reply New Post

Page 1 of 1

khusi_*

IF-Stunnerz

khusi_*

Joined: 24 January 2005

Posts: 25972

Posted: 28 August 2010 at 8:27am | IP Logged

Acting in Balika Vadhu is a big achievement for me : Shashank Vyas

  • Make font size smaller Make font size default Make font size larger
Shashank Vyas

The new 'Anandi', Pratyusha Banerjee made a big splash all right in the media but interestingly, the new 'Jagya', Shashank Vyas had an almost silent entry. But then once on air, Shashank proved he was not another new kid on the block but was someone to watch out for. TellyChakkar met the 6 feet plus handsome young boy from Ujjain.

Tell us something about your growing up days
I am from Ujjain. I am from a typical middle class family. I have a sister. After I completed my graduation, I started studying for my MBA entrance exams. But somehow it was not really working out. That is when I started thinking what I could do best. I realized I did drama well and enjoyed doing it. That is when I started looking at acting as an option.

Is that when you moved to Mumbai?
You can say that. I shifted to Mumbai a couple of years back and started taking up every little work that came my way. I have acted in Rishta.com and a number of print ads. I just did one episode for Rishta. Since it was a Yash Raj production, I did not want to refuse it.

The early days were really tough for me. I have really undergone difficult days financially and personally.

So how did 'Jagya' happen?
Last October I suddenly got a call from Sphere Origins and they asked me to participate in a number of workshops and look tests. They refused to divulge any details and just asked me to participate in the workshops. Six months down the line, I was called again and asked to take a number of look tests. When I asked for details of the role and show, they refused to tell anything! Finally, after a few days I was told I had auditioned for Jagya of Balika Vadhu. But no one committed anything and I got the standard response of 'we will get back to you'. After a few days, I finally got the much awaited call! I had been chosen and was asked to pack my bags for Jaisalmer.

Everyone seems to be liking your chemistry with Pratyusha…
Let me tell you a funny incident. When I went to the office of Sphere Origins for the second round of auditions, I saw Pratyusha there. We met and exchanged pleasantries. Neither of us knew what roles we were auditioning for. Thankfully we kept in touch after that. When I got selected for Jagya, I called her to share the good news. That is when she said she was the new Anandi! It was such a happy coincidence. I must admit our off screen friendship has helped us develop our on-screen chemistry.

How did the co-stars in Balika Vadhu help you?
There are three NSD veterans in the show Sulekha Sikri, Anoop Soni and Satyajit. All of them are extremely helpful. Add to that Smita Bansal. You will know that just staying with them and watching them perform is a learning experience in itself. The director, Pradeep Yadav is also very helpful. At every stage the team is helping me find my way and perform better. I am truly indebted to them.

What is the good and bad side of being an actor?
(Smiles) It is too early for me to comment on the bad side! About the good side, I am from an ordinary family in Ujjain. For me, playing a lead role in a serial like Balika Vadhu is a big achievement. I have struggled a lot financially and otherwise, so I really feel happy now. I work 14 hours every day and just have enough time to go home, fall asleep and get ready for the next day's shoot.

 

The following 3 member(s) liked the above post:

paxtonradtNisha_90

Dear Guest, Being an unregistered member you are missing out on participating in the lively discussions happening on the topic "Acting in BV is a big achievement for me-shashank" in Balika Vadhu forum. In addition you lose out on the fun interactions with fellow members and other member exclusive features that India-Forums has to offer. Join India's most popular discussion portal on Indian Entertainment. It's FREE and registration is effortless so JOIN NOW!

armaanlover_7

IF-Dazzler

armaanlover_7

Joined: 11 October 2005

Posts: 4252

Posted: 28 August 2010 at 10:17am | IP Logged
Wow...nice interview.I really like Jagya.

The following 1 member(s) liked the above post:

rohana.m

radt

IF-Rockerz

radt

Joined: 21 July 2010

Posts: 6603

Posted: 28 August 2010 at 10:49am | IP Logged
wow!!!!!!!
had been dying to read smthg lyk ds!
thanks a tonne!!!!!!!

The following 1 member(s) liked the above post:

paxton

Neha_K

IF-Sizzlerz

Neha_K

Joined: 28 April 2008

Posts: 12445

Posted: 02 September 2010 at 6:10am | IP Logged
lucky him........ fortunate us! Wink

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

paxtonradt

paxton

Senior Member

paxton

Joined: 06 October 2009

Posts: 226

Posted: 02 September 2010 at 6:17am | IP Logged
he seems to be really humble

radt

IF-Rockerz

radt

Joined: 21 July 2010

Posts: 6603

Posted: 02 September 2010 at 6:31am | IP Logged
and dont miss charming, cute, handsome......... and after zatak thing maybe sexy.....
someone pls pls plsssssssssssss post a link!!!!!!!!!!1

Neha_K

IF-Sizzlerz

Neha_K

Joined: 28 April 2008

Posts: 12445

Posted: 02 September 2010 at 7:13am | IP Logged
yeah...........plz post it! i m too desperate now!

Post Reply New Post

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Topic Starter Replies Views Last Post
Shashank FC at CFC column Neha_K 0 593 17 August 2010 at 12:55am
By Neha_K
Shashank (Jagya) has played a 'Romeo' before... SmritiKatha 8 1764 15 August 2010 at 3:42am
By kyras
SHASHANK-PRATYUSHA INTERVIEW radt 1 2257 10 August 2010 at 1:32am
By lux123
shashank vyas latest images' links radt 0 4819 08 August 2010 at 10:38am
By radt

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category

Active Forums

Forum Search

Limit search to this Forum only.

 

 

Check these Celebrity also

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.