Gurdeep Kohli ‘humbled’ over comparison with Ramya Krishna (TV Snippets)

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Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actress Gurdeep Kohli, who is playing the title role in TV show “Sethji”, says its a compliment for her that her fans compare her with South actress Ramya Krishna, who played the role of Rajamatha Sivagami in popular “Baahubali” film franchise.

“We started shooting in October 2016, hence the resemblance to Rajamatha Sivagami is purely coincidental. But what’s touching is the fact that people are comparing our portrayal of the characters, Gurdeep said in a statement.

“I take that as a huge compliment and feel humbled. I guess when women take authority with grit and determination, they display the same characteristics,” she added.

Gurdeep said her character, Sethji, “is a woman of substance”.

“She is a leader, a staunch traditionalist and a woman of substance who is a perfect blend of autocratic power and sensitivity,” Gurdeep said.

“Sethji with her feminine avatar dispels myths about strong women on television. She rules Devsu with an iron hand and at the same time, is devoted to her equally important roles of being a loving mother, mother-in-law and grandmother,” she added.

“Sethji” is aired on Zee TV.

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I’m a huge fan of Sonu Nigam: Ankit Arora

Actor Ankit Arora says he is a huge fan of popular singer Sonu Nigam and often stands outside his house whenever he feels low.

“I am a huge fan of Sonu Nigam. I am in Mumbai because of him since I wanted to follow his footsteps. Whenever I feel low and lost in life, I stand outside Sonu Nigam’s house,” Ankit said in a statement.

“I have a playlist of all his songs and keep humming to it in my makeup room and even sing them to my co-actors,” he added.

Further talking about his love for music, Ankit said: “My mother used to sing in a temple. I would often join her, but I never had any formal training. I learnt music in Mumbai.”

Ankit is currently seen in “Prem Ya Paheli Chandrakanta”, aired on Life OK.

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Working birthday for Sandeep Anand

Actor Sandeep Anand, who turned on Tuesday, says he will be having a working birthday.

“I don’t have any specific plans as I am busy with shoots. So it is going to be a hectic day for me,” Sandeep, who is currently seen in TV show “May I Come In Madam?”, said in a statement.

“My friends will surely surprise me as they does it every year. In fact when I entered the set, the entire cast surprised me with a cake and lots of blessings.

“I feel happy and delighted, when I see that so much love for myself. I want to gift myself a holiday trip; as I have been working nonstop from the last few days,” he added.

“May I Come In Madam?” also features Nehha Pendse and Sapna Sikarwar.

–IANS

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