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Nowadays being too choosy about your work keeps you unemployed for years! - Harsh Chhaya

Harsh Chhaya who is currently essaying a cameo in Colors' Balika Vadhu will soon be seen in a full fledged role of Samarth in Life OK's Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye speaks about his character, his sabbatical and much more.

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Harsh Chhaya who was on a sabbatical for a long time now is been seen in a cameo role for Colors' Balika Vadhu and is back again in the fore front with Balaji Telefilms' upcoming venture Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye with a prominent role. The strong actor who has given a lot of variation through his characters that he has portrayed will be seen essaying the role of Shobha's (Sonali Bendre) husband Samarth in the show.

In this exclusive chat with Harsh, he speaks about his characterization, working with Sonali Bendre and the production house and much more. Read on!

What made you to opt for a show like Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye?
Firstly, because I really like the character of Samarth and also, I did not have to play a father to some 25 year old. Apart from that, Balaji Telefilms' is a huge production house. Secondly, the show will feature for only 120 episodes and will not go on endlessly like other daily soap operas. And yes of course, working with Sonali Bendre is just fantastic. 

Sonali Bendre, Apurva Agnihotri and you, all three of you have done films as well as television. How difficult or easy was it for you to understand each other and make things look well?
All of us are professional actors and each of us have a back up of lot of experience behind us. So I guess, one knows how to get over these things of interacting with fellow actors, understanding them and how to get that mutual warmth to not get things awkward. Everyone of us confine our way out and manage it well.

Post Ladies special, you will be seen in a full fledged role after a long sabbatical. How is it facing the camera now?
You know there was a time when you were being too choosy about the kind of roles you want to essay, you would be unemployed for three - four months between two projects but nowadays, if you are being too choosy about your work, you could be unemployed for three to four years between two projects. So that is what has happened with me too.

Life OK as a channel is specifically known to bring in fresh content. How true is it when it comes to Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye?
I really do not know how will the series fair and what will happen. I really cannot say about that as of now. I can only hope and wish that it does well with the viewers because if it does so, it is good for us. All the time and efforts that we are putting in will not go in vain and moreover, we will get that satisfaction.

Lastly, message to your fans...
I would like to tell that please do watch me and I hope you guys like me and my work and I really hope that we do not disappoint you.

TellyBuzz wishes all the luck to Harsh Chhaya for his upcoming endeavor.

Upasana Patel


Harsh Chhaya Sonali Bendre Apurva Agnihotri Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye  Balika Vadhu  Ladies Special  Sony TV  Colors  Life OK 

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Veni-Vidi-Vici 6 years ago Dying to watch Harsh in Ajeeb Daastaan...hope he lives up to my sky high ya
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goofyCat 6 years ago Harsh Chayya you are doing a fantastic job in Balika Vadhu even if its a cameo role. Best of luck for the new project!!
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ddsoaps 6 years ago Look forward to this very interesting show with its stellar actors...
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Badtameez_Dil 6 years ago so will Life Ok is going to give extension to this show 120 is just a no. they just extend with non-sense than...
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simran1285 6 years ago Wow! I am indeed watching him after ages. Sad how fantastic actors have to be unemployed while nincompoops are dominating the small screen.
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Shefali_Dinkar 9 years ago Wishing everyone a very happy Gandhi Jayanti...Proud to be an Indian. :)
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shruti_5 9 years ago Happy Gandhi Jayanti!! Gandhiji was truly an inspirational personality.
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bvs7691 9 years ago Happy Gandhi Jayanti!

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Mahatma Gandhi
Indian political and spiritual leader (1869 - 1948)

With Greatest Admiration/Respect for the Father of our Nation. Proud to be an Indian:)
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Jiyyaa 9 years ago GANDHI JI!!!!
"Proud To Be Indian"

Thanks for fighting 4 us.
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