Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) TV actor Indresh Malik says his former “Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon” co-star Vivian Dsena is like a family member.
“Vivian is family to me. We often catch up on each other’s lives and the last time we spoke he was all praise for my characterisation of Mr. Sahani. In fact, he has even started calling me ‘Sattoo’ which is my screen nickname in the show “…Badtameez Dil.
“He is really dear to me and such lovely praise of your work from loved ones really motivates you to work harder and better,” Indresh, who plays the role of Satish Sahani in “Phir Bhi Na Maane…Badtameez Dil”, said in a statement.
Vivian was initially offered the role of the protagonist Abeer in “Phir Bhi Na Maane…Badtameez Dil” but the deal never materialised and Pearl V Puri got the role.
“Phir Bhi Na Maane…Badtameez Dil” is a musical story, set against a music channel as its backdrop.
Stammering all about being conscious: Jigyasa Singh
Actress Jigyasa Singh, who plays the role of a girl who stammers a lot in the TV show “Thapki Pyar Ki”, believes that stammering is something that many people in India have and it’s all about being conscious.
Portraying the protagonist Thapki in the show, Jigyasa shared that a lot of people in India have a stammering problem, which can be handled by making them more comfortable in one’s company.
“A lot of people in India stammer, so through this show one can see and learn how to handle people who stammer. Stammering is all about being conscious. The more you make them feel comfortable with you, the less will they stammer,” Jigyasa told IANS.
The story of “Thapki Pyar Ki”, which airs on Colors TV channel, revolves around a girl who stammers. However, she doesn’t let her incapability destroy her cheerful and obedient character. Open to arranged marriage, her parents try hard to get her married but because of her speech impediment, it is difficult for them to find a match.
Kavita Kaushik amongst the ‘chaudhary trio’ in ‘Jhalak…’
TV actress Kavita Kaushik, known for her role as Chandramukhi Chautala in the show “F.I.R.”, is among the trio who have been christened as the ‘Chaudharis’ (land lord) in the show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded”.
Kavita, who spends hours rehearsing on the sets of the dance reality show, which airs on Colors channel, confesses to spending most of her time with her co-contestants Sanaya Irani and Ashish Chaudhary.
“I usually do not make friends at my workplace but here everyone is extremely friendly and nice and everyone is really sweet like Sanaya, Ashish… I usually meet them and the three of us are called the ‘Chaudharis’ of ‘Jhalak’ because we have a reputation of sitting and doing panchayat and talking in between our rehearsals. We are basically having a good time,” Kavita said in a statement.
Kavita has also worked in TV shows like “Kutumb” and “Nach Baliye”.