I'm unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia

She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show "Sur Kshetra", which has big names like Abida Parveen, Runa Laila and Asha Bhosle associated with it, a

Saturday, September 08, 2012 | 4:02:06 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 1 Comments  |  3464 Views

ayesha takia in musical reality show sur kshetra

She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show "Sur Kshetra", which has big names like Abida Parveen, Runa Laila and Asha Bhosle associated with it, actress Ayesha Takia says she has got a new insight into the music industry.

"I've got a new insight to the music industry. It is so different from the film industry. There is a certain respectability," Ayesha told IANS in an interview.

"A film set is very casual. If there is a senior actor, by the end of it, you end up joking with him. Over here, the language is different; the whole scenario is very different," she added.

"Sur Kshetra", set to go on air on Colors and Sahara One simultaneously Saturday, is a musical battle between two teams - one from India and the other from Pakistan.

The Indian team is mentored by singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya, while the Pakistan team is trained by Pakistani sensation Atif Aslam. Ayesha is excited about her new role as a show anchor, and says the show is "like an Indo-Pak cricket match".

"This was how the ambience was on set and being a part of that, I knew it would be fun. And since I am hosting, I get a chance to be myself, so this also drew me to the show," added Ayesha.

In the meantime, the 27-year-old is in no mood to take up meaty Bollywood roles, which eat into her time.

"I am unambitious," says Ayesha, adding: "Secondly, I have very few movies which fit into my comfort zone. Plus I don't think I have that much time to give to a film."

"If a friend of mine is making a movie and I feel I will have great fun on set, then maybe. But otherwise, as I said I am really unambitious," she said.

The actress, who married restaurateur Farhan Azmi in 2009, says she loves to spend time with her family.

"I cannot take out time to do any movies as of now. With this ('Sur Kshetra'), my business and my family, there is no time left. I am such a home body and I like to be home. So movies are not something which I can work out right now," she said.

Takia started her career in Bollywood with films like "Socha Na Tha" and "Tarzan: The Wonder Car" in 2004. While "Socha Na Tha" continues to be one of her favourite movies, Nagesh Kukunoor's "Dor" is the closest one to her heart.

"'Dor' because it gave me a lot of respect as an actress," she said of the film which changed the audience's perception about her acting prowess.

"Hats off to Nagesh Kukunoor that he thought I could play a 15-year-old widow. Its so rare that a girl gets this sort of break in her career. I consider myself very lucky," she said.

"I don't want people to just see me as that cute girl in "Dil Maange More" or "Wanted". Being cute and bubbly is also fun, but I needed to be taken seriously as an actor and I think 'Dor' did that," said Ayesha.

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