'My pet name is Go Go'- Sparsh Khanchandani

Tellybuzz in talks with Sparsh Khanchandani, who plays Rashi on Parvarrish - Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi on Sony TV

Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 4:37:46 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: India-forums.com/Tellybuzz  |  Comments 28 Comments  |  7059 Views

Did you prepare for Rashi's role?

I didn't have to prepare for essaying Rashi's character. That's because Sparsh and Rashi have a lot in common. We both hail from a middle class family. She's naughty, clever and plays pranks just like I do.

Rashi is 13 whereas you are 11. Was it a challenge to play a girl two years older than you?


In acting you often play characters who don't exactly match your age. It was in fact very simple to play a girl two years older than me.

How do you bond with your reel mom Rupali Ganguly on the sets?

I have great fun with her on the sets. She calls me Chinti. I call her Pinky. She has an I-pad on which I play games. We talk on a variety of topics.  I call her 'mamma'. She tells me what happened in her childhood and I tell her that the same happened in my childhood too. We share lunch. She pampers me with cakes, cookies and ice-cream.

How do you bond with the other kids on the show?


They are like my real brothers and sisters. We all study and play together. Sometimes we fight too. We are like one big family.

Do your friends and teachers call you Sparsh? Or do they address you by your show names Nanhi, Choti and Rashi?

No they call me Sparsh. My pet name is Go Go. My real mom calls me by that name lovingly when she wishes to patau (pamper) me.

How are you performing in school?


I go to school regularly and study on the sets. I am always prepared with my lessons in class. I get in my A's in school. We just had a Hindi test. I got 9 out of 10. My teachers are pleased with my performance.

What do your teachers and friends say of you when you act?

I don't get star treatment in school. My friends and teachers are however always keen to know what will happen in the upcoming episodes.

Do you still want to be an IAS officer when you grow up?


I seriously want to become an IAS officer. I will continue acting till I start finding my studies difficult. I am now in Class VII. Maybe I will act till I am in Class VIII.

Will they replace you if you quit the show because of study pressures? 

God knows...

What advice would you give to children who want to be TV actors?

I wish to advise them that studies come first. They have to complete their studies no matter what. Acting is after all not a steady career...sometimes you may get roles, sometimes you may not. 

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  • Posted on: 27 August 2012 at 1:20pmmaheen55

    r very cute Sparsh
    like ur answers
    All the best

  • Posted on: 25 August 2012 at 6:09pm100prabh

    Thanks for the Lovely interview of Sparsh...
    Loved her answerss... she is a fab actress... and very mature!!!
    PARVARISH ROCKZZ:)

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  • Posted on: 24 August 2012 at 12:24pmswtbaby

    love as raashi all the best

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  • Posted on: 24 August 2012 at 3:03amBubblyR

    She's amazing and wishing her all the best for her studies and acting. Keep Rocking as Raashi, Sparsh! :D

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  • Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 8:47pmRatiG

    she is very smart and intelligent no doubt she would be attempting for IAS

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  • Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 6:59pmiheartu

    This is one show where I like all the characters, from the kids to the adults. And really like the show as well.

    She is quite smart & well spoken for her age. All the best to her in everything.

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  • Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 4:01pmrajpatel100

    u go (go go) means u rock go go

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  • Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 2:03pmpallavi25

    What an intelligent, witty, bubbly and cute kid!Loved her replies! But in the show she does look 11, not 13, looks much younger than Ginny who is supposed to be her age!

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  • Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 1:40pmMohabbateinn

    She's smarter than Priyal Gor. LMFAAOO !

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  • Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 11:42amBiba.

    I love her acting on the show. Vedy nice interview.

    I like her more than other 2 girls :)

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