Ulka Gupta-The Young Jhansi Ki Rani-Intimate Interview

The young Jhansi Ki Rani, Ulka Gupta is all set for her big stint, as the show starts from tonight at 8:00 pm on Zee TV. The actress talks about her experience and dreams in this hearty chitchat…

Ulka Gupta-The Young Jhansi Ki Rani-Intimate Interview

The young Jhansi Ki Rani, Ulka Gupta is all set for her big stint, as the show starts from tonight at 8:00 pm on Zee TV. The actress talks about her experience and dreams in this hearty chitchat…

ulka-gupta-Jhansi Ke Rani
ulka-gupta-Jhansi Ke Rani

[ReviewAZON asin=”B000GRUQME” display=”inlinepost”]Jhansi Ki Rani has lot of action in her life? How did you manage to learn the weapons?

I learnt horse riding and sword fighting for two months at Versova Beach. Along side, I read the book on Jhansi Ki Rani, which had lots of information about it. Thankfully, when I practiced all this, my vacation was going on. Also, I had been to the workshop to learn the shloka’s and the body language of how Jhansi Ki Rani was.

For how many hours have you practiced?

I use to practice from 5:30 in the morning to 11:00 am by the noon. In this session I learned both horse riding, as well as sword fighting.

You did not wanted to become an actor, sohow come you decided to switch to acting?

Yes actually it was true, as I wanted to become a cameraperson or an action director. But I took up acting to know this world. With JKR, I am able to pursue my dream of action direction, as this show has lot of it. It was a good opportunity and today I get chance to perform all my stunts. There is no body double used for my stunts and I am enjoying it.

What are your expectations from the show?

I am confident that this show will be good and loved by the audience.

Any mishaps happened during the shoots?

Yes, lots of time I fell from the horse but did not injure my self badly. The team of the show was there for my help. I remember recently in Rajasthan my horse just threw me back and I fell. Also, we were shooting for an important sequence where I had to hit the bull’s eye with my bow and arrow, it was then I and my horse fell down, but with god’s grace nothing happened to me.

These animals also do get tired after working for long hours, so sometime I feed my horse a Parle G biscuits. She loves to eat that.

Coming back to your studies, how do you manage both the worlds?

My school timings are from 7 to 12 pm in the noon and after that I report to the set, which is near to Mumbai. Again in the night by 12 I leave from there, if there is school next day or else the production team has made arrangements for me and my mom to stay there also.

During the shoot whenever I get time, I either rest or do my studies. The team of the show is very nice and supportive and they take care of me very well.

If not in this industry, what would have you become?

I would have become an engineer, as this was the dream of my dad. Even I wanted to go ahead in this direction, but after coming into acting there is very little time to concentrate on such thing. But in future, if I get a chance I would definitely go ahead and do my IIT.

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71 thoughts on “Ulka Gupta-The Young Jhansi Ki Rani-Intimate Interview

  1. hai ulka….. I am from AndhraPradesh.the name jhansi ki rani(lakshmibhai) is apt for u and ur performance is amaging. Being a child u did a spendid action. keep it up and we want to see u again in serails playing a lead role… ur awesome…gud luck for ur bright future and say best wishes to ur team members….

  2. Beti Ulka
    Tumari acting ka jawab nahi,main pranam karta hoo aapko. meri umar 62 years par aapki acting dekhne ke baad meri umar 18 ho gayi hai.

  3. Hi ulka gupta. iam prashanth.how are u i like the show jansi ke rani specaly i want to see your act.and i want to meat you.iam from hyderbad.

  4. Hey ULKA,

  5. Hai,
    Hi ulka how r u?
    U r so cute and i am very impres from u r act & i fall in love
    i like u r cutness aur kya kahun.
    But i really love u.
    Please reply me with u r phon no.
    Love u dear.

  6. hi ulka im a great fan of u .i have many photo collection of u.im from kerala.u r acting is superb and dont ever stop it .focus on ur studies as well as ur acting.treat me as ur badi behen.love u.

  7. your acting has impressed most of our indian girls from kashmir to kanyakumari and i am sure that they have got an model to follow and have gained bravity and to dare.sab ladkiyan josh main hain yar. i love u and your serial,i watch in tamil telgu and hindi.goodluck************ please reply me. will u???????????????????????????

  8. Hi!!!!!…. Ulka I like your acting &your stunts in the show so much, unfortunatly i got started 2 watch JKR when MARSHAL entered still we r waiting for you to do explosion back on the screen, As you are directly compared with AVIKA GOR. So, plzz.. come back

  9. I likes LAXMIBAI. U represented her so lively that I hardly got any mistake. My opinion is also similar to u about marriage. But u should uphold your view. Acting is not a good profession rather a best extracurricular activity. Now u should focus on your educational carrier. As a friend I can suggest u to be a Geologist. IIT is better than Geology.IIT needs continuous valuable labor, but u can easily approach Geology with similar scopes as n IIT engineer. As a 1st yr student of Geology of Ravenshaw University, I tell u its n interesting branch.Love U.

  10. Hi Ulka,
    I am a father of two daughters and all along their life I used to preach them the various facets of Lakshmi Bai like bravery, gallantry and patriotism.
    I have not see for sure how lakshmi Bai was in her teen age but certainly you have shown the sanskar of an indian woman and the bravery, inferior to nothing in the show. Your eyes reveal that all. Certainly you have made a remarkable impact on my daughters.

    God bless you and all the best on what ever the life has to offer.

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