TV actress Sucheeta Trivedi on her break from the small screen, her future plans and more
She was the firebrand Meenu in the show Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka.
Actor Sucheeta Trivedi carved a niche for herself in the tellyland with her role of Meenakshi in Baa Bahoo Aur Baby
and Shilpa in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki. After impressing the telly viewer
with her commendable yet subtle small screen presence in Baa Bahoo Aur
Baby, Sucheeta took a decsion to opt for a long break. The actor, after
the hiatus, is back in her new avatar (as a mom-in-law) on the small
screen with the upcoming soap Ek Doosre Se Karte Hain Pyaar Hum.
Quiz her about her long break and she tells you the reason in a rather
complaining tone, "Post Baa Bahoo... I got various acting offers and
that too from good production houses, but all of them were somewhat the
same as the character of Meenakshi. I didn't want to get typecast as a
character and so I kept away from acting. As an actor, repeating similar
character was no challenge for me at all. So, I simply waited for the
right role to come my way."
Sucheeta, who is a wonderful dancer
and a strong theatre-personality, finds it a bit strange playing mother
to those who are merely few years younger to her. She says, "It is so
funny, in Kahaani... I was playing mother to someone who's elder to me!"
She shares jokingly, "In Ek Doosre Se..., post pack up, we all catch up
to play Frisbee or just simply chat. My co-stars make fun of me and
even pull my leg. But, as an actor, it is challenging to play an older
So what kept Sucheeta busy during this break? "I'd
gained weight and so I hit the gym, went on a diet to get back in shape.
That apart I enjoyed spending quality time with my family specially
with my mother. Also, I was addicted to watching TV and films," shares
Sucheeta. And she kept her future plans coming up during the break. She
says, "I feel sorry about the way our TV industry is stuck with the
typical saas-bahu and family dramas. I had almost made up my mind to
produce a show inspired by a medical thriller. But I have put it on rest
for some financial issues right now. This is one dream and I'll
definitely fulfill it sometime," says this pretty Gujarati girl with a
In real life, Sucheeta is an "absolute fun
loving person" who enjoys being with family. Ask her about any plans to
tying the knot and pat comes the reply, "I'm single and happy. And no,
I'm not waiting for Mr Right. If marriage is destined, it'll happen.
But, even if it doesn't, I'll be equally happy."