The petite actress Neha Saxena, was discovered by Director Shahi Mittal during one of his flight trips and that opened the doors of television world to her. She debuts with Star Plus' Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai, launching on August 5th at 8.30 PM.
Neha tells us, "I feel I am destiny's child. I was born and brought up in a small town – Agra. Yet my family supported me and helped me fulfill my dream to become an air hostess. And during one of my work trips, Director Shashi Mittal spotted me, just like that! He asked me to turn in for the auditions. And when I got selected I knew that life certainly is taking me to a whole new place."
Neha never had to regret about making such a drastic change in her career. She tells us in a matter of fact way, "The airlines industry is going through a very bad phase. And I, as a part of that industry had to share the burden of its losses. This is why I'm doubly happy about changing my field of work. The opportunity couldn't have timed itself in a better way."
After hopping around the world as an air hostess, doesn't Neha feel restricted within the confines of a studio? Calmly she replies, "For two years I had been visiting different parts of the world. When acting as a career was offered to me, I found it far more exciting. It could probably be because I had experienced the joys of going around the world for two years and subconsciously was in search of a change". She further adds, "In the studio, I have made friends with my co-stars who are just like me, total freshers. We get along very well. I've found my comfort place in this new world.
Neha plays Dhaani, protagonist of Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai. The show traces her tackling of life; right from the comforts of innocent youth to the baffling hardships put out by cruel destiny.
Reporter and Author: Susan Jose