She has a captivating beauty, exudes vitality and excels in dance, meet Rashami Desai who plays Tapasya in the popular Desi TV show ‘Uttaran’. She spoke in length about what Uttaran means to her, her bond with the co-stars and more.
In the Hindi TV show Uttaran, you have portrayed both positive and negative characters, which one do you prefer more?
As an actor, I think both roles are great. But personally, I prefer the good character, as playing the villainous Tapasya made me feel quite negative. As an actor, a negative role is certainly more challenging, it creates variations and twists in the show.
What’s your take on the story plots portrayed in Indian TV shows?
I think these shows have undergone significant changes over time and will continue to evolve with each new generation. There are shows that portray strong characters with amazing storylines and successfully make a positive impact on society.
Which show according to you is the biggest competitor of Uttaran?
It is challenging to find specific faults because each performance is unique and there is competition at all levels.
How special is Uttaran to you?
Uttaran holds a special place in my life both professionally and personally. It was a significant show that played a major role in my career. It was the starting point of many good memories, including my rise to fame, my comeback, and even meeting my significant other.
If not an actress, what would you be?
I used to dream of becoming an air hostess. Now I’m an actress so I admire this profession very much.