Versatile actress Neelu Kohli
who has been seen in various shows like Bhabhi, Piya Ka Ghar, Na Bole Na Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha and many other shows has been gaining appreciation for her acting skills in shows as welll as movies. The actress was recently seen in the film Gori Tere Pyaar Mein sharing screen space with Kareena Kapoor
and Imraan Khan.
On the same we got in touch with the actress to know about her experience working with Kareena Kapoor
, being a part of the movie Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, The difference she finds shooting for a movie and a show and much more...
Here is Neelu Kohli
How was it being a part of the movie Gori Tere Pyaar Mein?
it was really nice and I enjoyed shooting for each and everyday for the
movie. Though I had a short role in the movie I really had fun shooting
and jelling around with the other co-actors and the entire team.
Any challenges that you had to face playing Kareena's mother onscreen?
not at all. I am very much trained in playing the mother's role
(laughs), like you all have seen me in the daily soaps. This was just
like a cake walk for me. I played my real character in reel life.
The only difference between real life in reel life was that in real life I don't
force my daughter to get married soon. I am not that typical desperate mother who wants their daughter to get married as soon.
How was it working with Kareena Kapoor and the other co-actors of the movie and the entire team?
Kapoor is a doll, very adorable and very confident in whatever she
does. She knows on which path to walk and which not and she is a very
loving girl. Since I did not have many scenes in the movie I gradually
worked with Kareena and Imran only and it was a fun time working with
them. I have worked with Imran Khan
earlier too in the movie Break Ke
Baad and he is an extremely talented and smart guy. In fact the entire team
was very much sorted and they knew what to do when. The entire shoot
went very smoothly and was memorable for me too.
What is the one thing that you have learnt from this movie?
was lots of respect given to each and every actor and team member
working for the movie. So definitely what I have learnt or should I say
I am going to take it for the rest of my life is - the respect that is
to be given to each and every person in the making of a film or a show.
What is the difference that you find while shooting for a movie and shooting for a TV show?
a television show we get to explore our acting talent through the
shades of your character you are portraying but that is not the same in
movies. In movies you are restricted to just one shade that you have to
portray. But at the same time shooting for a movie is easier and it is not the same in the case of shooting for a television show. Both TV and
Bollywood have their own pros and cons.
Apart from this movie, as we all know that you
have done many television shows too. So out of the many television shows
that you have done, which was the one show which was very challenging
for you and the most memorable?
The show Sangam that I did was definitely very
challenging for me as well as a memorable one. I played a totally
negative character in it and I had to work really hard for that show.
But as it is said that hard work always pays! I was very much
appreciated for my role then.
Any of the ongoing show you like watching on television?
am aware of what is going on in which show. But my favorites are Qubool
Hai and the reality show Bigg Boss. I also like watching all the dance and singing based reality show too as well as talent based reality shows.
So who do you think has the chances to win Bigg Boss this year?
find Kamya Punjabi
very strong headed lady and she is playing very well
too. Also Armaan Kohli
is on the right track, just that he should reduce his anger a bit. I find him standing up for the right cause always which is
a very good quality in him. And if we go as per the previous season winners, who have been telly actresses this time it can be Kamya Punjabi
When do we get to see you in a television show?
honestly, I have been working continuously from the past 5 years and
this is a much needed break for me. But that doesn't mean that I won't
come back... if I get an interesting and challenging role I will be
back. Also I am all set to explore and get established in the Bollywood
industry too so looking forward to do some roles there too.
We wish Neelu Kohli
all the very best for her future endeavors!Krishma Solanki