Neha Mehta who has been out of the limelight ever since her Mamta days will be making her comeback as the lead in the epic saga Shakuntala on Star One. â€œI play the lead role of Shakuntala, a woman who is very strong but at the same time very emotional too. Sagar Pictures have worked hard for this saga,â€ quips Neha Mehta.The love story of Shakuntala and Dushyanta will be shown in a very emotional manner. On the preparations she undertook for her look, the actress states, â€œI read the novel and tried to understand everything on the role, especially the era in which this love story happened. I have done lot of research too on the net. Basically, itâ€™s a costume drama, so I need to take extra care about my body languageâ€.
A new face Gautam Sharma plays Dushyanta in the show. â€œHe is a very sweet guy and working with him has been very easy and niceâ€, states the actress.
The show will be launched on 2nd February at the 9.30 PM slot, Monday-Thursday on Star One.
Reporter and Author: Rachana Trivedi