Working with Ekta Kapoor is homecoming for me: Sudha Chandran
Mumbai : In her upcoming TV show “Naagin”, Sudha Chandran is reuniting with her long-time collaborator Ekta Kapoor and the actress says working with the producer is like coming back home.
The 51-year-old actress’ first serial with Ekta “Kaahin Kissii Roz” was an instant success and her character Ramola Sikand became popular for her sarees, jewellery and designer long bindis.
A cold war reportedly ensued between Sudha and Ekta post “Kaahin”, but they reunited for another TV soap “Kuch Iss Tara” in 2007.
“Every time I decide to make a comeback it is always with Balaji. I always look for something very different and Ekta never disappoints me. I have worked with other production houses, but Balaji feels like homecoming,” Sudha told PTI.
“In my very first TV show, Ekta gave me a role which was very different from what I have been doing till then and it made people sit up and notice me. I learn alot from Ekta.”
“Naagin” reunites Sudha not only with Ekta, but also her “Kaahin Kissii Roz” director Santram Varma. The relevance of a show like “Naagin” in present times may be debatable but the actress said she had no inhibitions about it.
“I am very happy that TV is going back to where we belong and what we believe in, the traditions. The concept of ‘Naagin’ has always interested me and I think even the audience is intrigued by it,” said the actress, who will play Yamini on the show.
“We may be living in a modern world but people still believe in ‘Icchadhari Nagins’ and still visit temples to rid themselves of ‘sarp dosh.”
“Naagin” also stars Arjun Bijlani, Mouni Roy and Adaa Khan. It will air on Colors from November 1.