The sweltering summer heat is here, and temperatures are soaring high all across India. Actors are often seen shooting outdoors for long hours in the heat and extreme conditions. Staying hydrated is crucial to ensure they give their best performance on screen. Riya Sharma (who plays the character of Tara) from Sony SAB’s Dhruv Tara - Samay Sadi Se makes her health a priority during these intensive outdoor schedules. In a candid conversation, Riya Sharma, shares her experience of shooting outdoor, staying hydrated during the summers and much more.
Riya Sharma, who plays the character of Tara, said, “Summers in Mumbai are known to be humid and terribly hot, so I make it a point to have certain essentials by my side at all times. Recently, when we were filming a sequence for the show, we had to face the harsh temperature. During such times, I ensure to drink a lot of water, juices, and other beverages to stay hydrated. Fruits and coconut water are my best friends in the summers as they help me stay energized.”
She further added, “I try to start my day early and pack in as much work earlier in the day, avoiding the hot summer sun that takes over. I ensure I always have sunscreen on me and try to keep my skin feeling fresh and supple throughout the season with simple routines using basic and fresh ingredients available at home. These simple hacks help me put my best foot forward and give every sequence my all, despite the sweltering weather.”