The bubbly Ishita Dutta who is currently seen playing the female lead Poonam in Star Plus new daily soap Ek Ghar Banaunga, talks about her journey in this industry as a newbie, bagging her first television show, doing films and much more...Lets have a look on what she said...Tell me something about your character in the show?
character name is Poonam, a very well educated girl who is modern but hasn't forgotten her values at all. Though she wears western clothes and
modern culture she follows the Indian culture. She thinks that the only
responsibility in her life is to take care of her family as she loves
her family very much. She is also very sensible and knows how to
react in every situation and deal with things.
How is it playing this role?
role is very close to my heart as it relates to me in my real life,
though not entirely but mostly. Since I am getting to play myself I am
How did you get this role?
I had auditioned for
this show and I got selected. I was elated when I got a call that I was
selected for the show as the lead. I was on top of the world when I
heard these lines. It also feels great to get my first break on a
channel like Star Plus. I find myself very lucky to get such a nice show
and a very good channel to work with for the very first time in my
How is it working with the production house and the co-actors?
production house is very helpful and supportive as they don't let me feel
like I am a new-comer and always lend their helping hand when I am in
need. It is a very homely environment on the sets. Even the co-actors
are very helpful so I don't find any difficulty shooting. It is like a
second home for me.
How did acting happen to you?
I was very
much interested in acting so I did an acting course from Anupam Kher's
Acting Institute. After that I got selected for an south Indian movie. It was fun shooting for the movie too. I also did few commercials in
south and then I got to know about the auditions going on for Ek Ghar
Banauga, so I tried my luck and I got selected.
If you wouldn't be an actor, you would be?
I would be a designer or a stylist. Or should I say anything related to fashion would surely be my choice.
The types of role you would want to play in future?
the roles possible. As an actor it is a challenge to play all types
of role and also you get a scope to showcase your talent.
How would you describe Ishita Dutta in one word?
Acting to you is?
A quote you follow in life?
I don't think about the future as I live in the present.