Shilpa Shetty: My 13-year-long sabbatical was self-imposed


By (Mid-Day)

Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra says her 13-year sabbatical was self-imposed and well thought out. The actress will soon be making a comeback with Sabbir Khan’s action film Nikamma.

Talking about her 13-year-long break from films, Shilpa said: “I’ve been a part of the industry and I continue to be a part of the industry somewhere or the other. You miss it when you miss the limelight, you feel like you are losing out on fame and people are forgetting you. I never missed it because I was still doing television. The sabbatical that I took was self-imposed and thought of.”

The actress was last seen on the big screen in 2007 in “Life In A… Metro” and “Apne”.

Looking back at her acting journey, Shilpa said: “Becoming an actor was luck by chance. I was about 15 years old and went for an event where a guy saw me and asked to get myself clicked. Next day, the photos were distributed on a set of a show and that’s when I started getting work.”

Shilpa opened up about her career and personal life in an episode of “The Love, Laugh, Live Show”, aired on Romedy Now.

She also revealed how her hectic work schedule doesn’t give her enough time to watch digital content.

“I do watch digital content with the little time that I get and I wish the day was made out of 32 hours because I feel that I am overworked and underpaid. Anything that would spark my interest either in cinema or digital space, I would love to watch that,” the actress said.

Shilpa might be away from the big screen but she continues to stay connected with her fans through her social media accounts.

“It’s been welcoming and I sometime feel that Instagram makes me look cooler than I am. I am not that …read more

Source:: Mid-Day