Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin General Discussion

India-Forums

   
Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin General Discussion
Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin General Discussion

Jassi looks for a new career

sree IF-Rockerz
sree
sree

Joined: 22 November 2004
Posts: 8740

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 10:29pm | IP Logged
Jassi looks for a new career
   By: Subhash K Jha
   March 22, 2005

thelist@mid-day.com
TRANSFORMED! Mona Singh, aka Jassi,
can't recognise herself
in the mirror after her dramatic makeover

For more than a year now, Mona Singh has played the bumbling Jassi in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin, adapted from the hugely popular Colombian telenovela, Yo Soy Betty La Fea. Jassi's instantly recognisable soda-bottle glasses and unfashionable fringe became working-class icons, seeking to highlight an ordinary girl's extraordinary dreams.

But now, after it's protagonist's much-hyped makeover, is the soap winding down towards a conclusion? Singh's contract with Sony Entertainment Television expires in May this year. What will Jassi do next?

"I haven't thought about it," says Singh, just back from Mauritius. "I haven't had the time. I guess I'll take a long break in May… it's been a really hectic time for me. This is the time for me to build on my career."

Singh says she has no plans to act in another soap. And apparently, renewing her  contract is not on the channel's agenda.

"I want to do a soap as different and pioneering as Jassi. I'm getting a lot of film offers; I'll consider a new soap, and maybe films, after my contract with Sony expires. But I'll never quit TV. The medium has turned me into a household name. In cinema, you're forgotten after three hours."

But will viewers accept her as another character? "I don't want them to forget me as Jassi, even when I stop doing the role," says the actress. "I've done so many different things within this one role. I couldn't have hoped for a better chance to prove my talent."

What about Jassi's dramatic transformation? "Not so dramatic," says Singh. "I've been sleeping peacefully with my braces and glasses for more than a year. I don't think I'm tired of them."

But why the makeover? "Jassi had reached a dead-end. Her love life was a mess. Her feelings for Armaan had been crushed and she had more or less overdosed on self-annihilation and needed to feel whole again."

"I'm very excited about my new look. It was important for Jassi to gather self-confidence, to look like the entrepreneur she is. Queenie Dhody and Seema Khan are working on my appearance. And I already can't recognise myself in the mirror!"

Courtesy: mid-day.com
thelist@mid-day.com

Maisha88 Senior Member
Maisha88
Maisha88

Joined: 05 March 2005
Posts: 711

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 10:43pm | IP Logged
Nice article, thanks Sree
poison ivy Goldie
poison ivy
poison ivy

Joined: 13 January 2005
Posts: 1093

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 10:53pm | IP Logged
hey thanks!! she looks awesome in that red saree...i think i love all her sarees now days!!!!
rabeeak2003 IF-Dazzler
rabeeak2003
rabeeak2003

Joined: 26 August 2004
Posts: 3898

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 10:59pm | IP Logged
thanks SreeSmile
Ms. Bholi Bhali IF-Sizzlerz
Ms. Bholi Bhali
Ms. Bholi Bhali

Joined: 10 November 2004
Posts: 10512

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 11:14pm | IP Logged

Thanks A lot Sree Di

jprasad IF-Rockerz
jprasad
jprasad

Joined: 27 October 2004
Posts: 6974

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 11:19pm | IP Logged
interesting...does it mean Jassi is coming to a conclusion???? Mona Singh
is taking a long break in May and not planning on renewing her
contract???? oh wow....
Minnie IF-Rockerz
Minnie
Minnie

Joined: 20 September 2004
Posts: 8633

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 11:27pm | IP Logged
 So we get to see Armaan and Jassi's honeymoon ??Embarrassed
jprasad IF-Rockerz
jprasad
jprasad

Joined: 27 October 2004
Posts: 6974

Posted: 21 March 2005 at 11:29pm | IP Logged
[QUOTE=Minnie] So we get to see Armaan and Jassi's honeymoon ??Embarrassed[/
QUOTE]


omg! Minnie, tumhe Jassi aur Armaan ke honeymoon ki padi hain! Mujhe
tho rona atha ke hamara favorite show end ho jayega!   Cry Cry
  • Page 1 of 1

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Author Replies Views Last Post
Armaan screams ILU Jassi and Jassi.....

2 3 4

Author: Hansa-Tapori   Replies: 30   Views: 5637

Hansa-Tapori 30 5637 13 October 2007 at 10:02am by veekay
Jassi Jassi Koi Nahin - D.O.T.W.

2

Author: premlvr1   Replies: 10   Views: 2701

premlvr1 10 2701 21 April 2007 at 7:55am by laddoo598
Jassi Jassi Koi Nahin Title track

Author: Salmanayesha   Replies: 2   Views: 1430

Salmanayesha 2 1430 23 March 2007 at 9:33pm by notfadedaway
jassi sux, jassi rox,armaan rox,maddy rox

2

Author: insouciance   Replies: 10   Views: 2299

insouciance 10 2299 22 February 2006 at 6:20pm by ~~*Anjali*~~
Jassi, Jassi, Jassi, haye Jassi!

2 3

Author: mahn786ch   Replies: 17   Views: 3649

mahn786ch 17 3649 13 May 2005 at 10:20am by mahn786ch

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category / Channels
Forums

  • Please login to check your Last 10 Topics posted

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.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index