March 5 2010, (Calcutta Tube): TV actress Pallavi Subhash, last seen in the TV shows ‘Karam Apna Apna’ and ‘Basera’, is back on the small screen– this time as an obedient bahu on Sony’s TV serial ‘Godh Bharaai’.
“I am very fussy about choosing any role for any show. I only select those roles which appeal to me. Because of my role in ‘Karam Apna Apna’, I have received a lot of offers for similar roles. In ‘Godh Bharaai’, I am playing a childless woman, married for five years,” she explains. “If I ever get an offer to play a college girl or somebody closer to my actual age, I will definitely give a green signal to that role,” she adds.
Pallavi, who claims to be 25 years old, has executed the roles of characters almost double her real age– and has managed, to a large extent, to carry them off.
It is a well-known fact that lead actors are paid whatever they ask for, but Pallavi takes pains to emphasise that it is not about the money. “I will not take up a role that I do not like, no matter how much the production house pays me,” she insists, adding, “For me, it was and always will be the role and not the money that will convince me to take up an offer.”
Our sources tell us that she was paid a hefty sum in one of her previous shows. Pallavi, however, persists, “Even if the payment is low, and the character is good, then I will do the show.”
Looks like we have a dedicated artiste in the industry, if we choose to believe her rather fervent convictions.
-Tejashree Bhopatkar/ Sampurn wire