India-Forums

   

I'm glad I took a break: Sangeeta Ghosh

Actress Sangeeta Ghosh, who is back on television with "Kehta Hai Dil... Jee Le Zara", after a self-imposed layoff of six years, says the break did her a world of good. And her marriage is not even remotely associated with it.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 | 12:18:04 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
 27 Comments | 8801 Views | Copyright: IANS

Actress Sangeeta Ghosh, who is back on television with "Kehta Hai Dil... Jee Le Zara" on Sony TV, after a self-imposed layoff of six years, says the break did her a world of good. And her marriage is not even remotely associated with it.

"Yes, I took a long break. But it wasn't because I got married. I took a break from television long before that. I just got tired of working day in and day out. I was missing out on my family life," said Sangeeta.

"Television is very exhausting. It's also very difficult to get off that roller-coaster of round-the-clock shooting. But one fine day, I just said enough was enough, and I quit. And you know what? I am so glad I took that break.

"It helped me reconnect with all that is real and vital in my life. I also got a chance to be with my father in his last few years," she added.

Sangeeta's comeback show "Kehta Hai Dil... Jee Le Zara", went on air on Aug 15. She says she is not back to the industry because she got restless.

"I didn't get bored of staying away from acting. In fact, I left because I was bored of seeing myself on television, although I must admit I didn't do that many serials. Still, I think I did more than enough. Now I am back because I want to work again. I feel I've something to offer as an actress," she said.

Sangeeta, whose last fiction shows were "Rabba Ishq Na Hove" on Zee TV and "Viraasat", feels the TV industry has become more professional.

"The scripts are more well-knit, the characters are more believable and the competition is such that you can't drag on a serial unless it is liked by the viewers. The shooting crew is so much larger than it used to be earlier.

"Everyone is doing a specialized job on the sets. Work gets done faster," said the actress, best known as Pammi from "Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand".

Curiously, Sangeeta never did any "saas-bahu" (mother and daughter-in-law) serials.

"I was fortunate to not allow myself to get saturated on TV. It's not as if I didn't do any saas-bahu serials. It's just that I escaped getting stagnant in any genre. I think I made the right choices.

"I concentrated on television for as long as I could. Then I gave movies a try. Unfortunately, my films were shelved. But that's okay. What has to happen in life must happen," said the 37-year-old.

She is kicked by the vastness of the television industry.

"I am very happy to be back with a serial that allows me to play my age and to do something that is real and connectable with life," said Sangeeta, who essays the role of a girl in her 30s who has been looking after her family at the cost of her personal life.

Describing her character further, she said: "She enjoys doing what she is doing. She doesn't miss a personal life, though her grandparents pressurize her to get married. Then she meets a slightly younger boy, played by Ruslaan Mumtaz, who is just her opposite. He is reckless, brash and a spoilt brat. It's not a run-of-the-mill romance."

Sangeeta seems to be fully into TV again, but says: "Who knows? Two years from now I may take a break again. At the moment, I love my work."

Sangeeta says she can never do a reality show like "Bigg Boss".

"But hats off to those celebrities who can play their lives out on camera. I am too private a person," she said.


User Rating Rating(33 Votes)
Arsal_AK, fire.vs.ice, -Preetz-, *Dev.*, timi2000, pink.lotus, IshqDewaani, -Deepzz-, Asmi2013, Pritam-Das, rasiya., rishani77, shivani003, --Saina--, Shee_xaan, mrym_rauf, shruthiR, .HookandHybrid., MelodiousDreams, samicute, mon.sayan17.com, ..geeth.., thegameison, ak75, Siddhi_, atominis, ronshaan, Hiral_Halwa, nbt.., _BlackPearl_, -Nightingale-, -Araina-, ...Jes...

Share this News on your Social Network.

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.
Dear Readers,
  • Please do not use derogatory comments in reply to the stories published on Telly Buzz, India-Forums.
  • The credibility of the site matter to us, and the comments in bad taste tend to invariably hurt the actors/production house/channel etc.
  • So kindly, refrain from creating an unhealthy atmosphere for all, and keep your comments constructive.
  • Also, please use the Rate It button if you want to just thank the author for posting the story.

RELATED CELEBRITIES

RELATED TV SHOWS

RELATED CHANNEL

Posted on: 28 August 2013 at 7:49am
welcome back Sangeeta Ghosh [>:D<] u r doing great as Sanchi :D we r really lucky to have you back with JLZ!

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 26 August 2013 at 2:28pm
I am so happy to see her back. She is an amazing actress.

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 25 August 2013 at 11:00pm
Sangeeta Ghosh & Ruslaan Mumtaz
LOVE U DEAR
WAITING for Today EPI..

...Heart

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 23 August 2013 at 7:19am
Really liked and loved your acting in Jee Le Zara ..you are one of the most finest actress...really liking you as Saanchi in Jee Le Zara

3 member(s) Liked the above comment :
fire.vs.ice, aparna37, ...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 22 August 2013 at 8:28pm
I have liked snippets of this show. It seems promising. Love Sangeeta as an actress n glad to see her back on TV. She was awesome in Virasat

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 22 August 2013 at 3:57pm
hehe just love this interview ;)
love your current role :) all the best to jee le zara ..hope cv will not ruin :)

3 member(s) Liked the above comment :
fire.vs.ice, phulwa, ...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 22 August 2013 at 6:32am
lov u sangeetha dear ur dong an awesome job as saachi

2 member(s) Liked the above comment :
Pyarme, ...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 22 August 2013 at 3:15am
Really luv Jee le zara, both Sangeeta Ghosh & Ruslaan Mumtaz are just fabulous!!!

3 member(s) Liked the above comment :
Pyarme, aparna37, ...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 22 August 2013 at 2:18am
Loving the show Jee Le Zara!
Ruslaan Mumtaz n Sangeeta Gosh r doing amazing job! :)

3 member(s) Liked the above comment :
Pyarme, mrym_rauf, ...Jes...

Report Abuse
Posted on: 22 August 2013 at 1:26am
sangeeta u have done an excellent job in this show !! hats off and keep it up !!!!

4 member(s) Liked the above comment :
Pyarme, mrym_rauf, ronshaan, ...Jes...

Report Abuse

Tellybuzz Buzzin Hot!!! Articles Index

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