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Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 02:06 AM IST

No ‘mindless’ shows for Prachi Tehlan

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Prachi Tehlan, who is seen as a tomboy in the new show “Ikyawann”, says she can’t play a “makkhi” (fly) or something “mindless” just for money. Asked about the current TV trends and the short shelf life of shows, Prachi told IANS: “Nowadays we get to see the daughter-in-law turning into a fly. I don’t see myself there. Horror is a different thing. That also depends on the content… maybe something like ‘Bhool Bhulaiya’, which is a performance-based film. But I won’t do baseless and mindless roles.”

“Money doesn’t matter. It’s not everything. I can’t play a ‘makkhi’ or something like that just for money,” she added.

In “Ikyawann”, she essays the role of Susheel – the 51st child of the Parekh family. “Susheel is unlike her name. She is like a boy so, she is not a marriage material. But her family members motivate her to be the way she is irrespective of what others say,” she said.

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There is also an online campaign for the Star Plus show. As Susheel has boy-like mannerisms as well, she is considered ‘Not Shaadi Material’ by the society. This #NotShaadiMaterial concept has been supported by several women, including actress Richa Chadha.

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Published on: Monday, November 20, 2017, 06:34 PM IST
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