No association can take you beyond debut: Ulka
best remembered for his portrayal of Rani of JhansiActor Ulka Gupta feels South films are getting their long-awaited dues.
On the recent Oscar win, the Andhra Pori And Rudramadevi The actor says, “Projects made in the south were always worthwhile, otherwise why would there be so many remakes. But the good thing is that the day has finally come when content from an entire region is called an all India work. It is a proud moment for all of us as a nation. I consider myself lucky that I started my film career with a Telugu project.
Being the daughter of actor Gagan Gupta, the youngster feels that the struggle is the same for everyone except you are a little more knowledgeable.
“To survive in the industry, it is important to be well-versed with the craft and know the art of survival. No connection or relationship can take you beyond debut. My father being in the same industry helped me stay on my toes and know the place a little better. In such a situation, the possibility of any kind of inconvenience is negligible. For all other newcomers, the efforts remain the same. I also had to plan my career well, otherwise the cut-throat competition spares no one.”
Having started out as a child actor, Gupta says, “My character of Manu (Rani Jhansi) is still etched in the minds of the audience and has always worked in my favour. As I grew up, I did a few more shows along with my studies which made me a prominent face on television, that’s when I took up films. my recent outing as a lead Bunny Chow Home Delivery was well received and it made me more confident in my craft. Now I am in the middle of saying yes to a web series as there are quite a few offers and I want to do my best in that space as well. playing Is Zindagi Aankh Micholi actor.