Shefali Shah shared this picture. (courtesy: theshefleshah)


  • Shefali Shah will be seen in ‘Jalsa’
  • “All the roles I’ve done have been leads or parallel leads,” she said
  • “It’s really changed for me, after all,” she added.


Shefali Shah has had a stellar run in her acting career with writer-backed roles and the celebrated actress says she is happy that she is “finally” getting to play a lead or a parallel lead in shows and films. Shefali Shah, whose previous work credits include TV shows like Your words will be made, laughterlike movies Satya, Gandhi, My Father, The Last Lear, Dil Dhadakne DoSaid that she has starred in six projects in the last year, something that has never happened before in her career.

He said, “All the roles I have done (now), they are leads or parallel leads. The kind of scripts, roles that are offered to me, directors trust me to carry a show or a film on their shoulders. The fact that the writer-director wants to write things in my mind has really changed it for me, after all,” the actor told PTI in a Zoom interview.

“It’s great for an actress who’s been waiting for this kind of work that these kinds of roles and characters are being written now,” he said.

Shah has emerged as a well-known actor for playing an important female role in projects like Once Again, Delhi Crime, Strange Tales And Human And the actor credits it to his ability to become one with the character during a performance.

“I become the character and she feels whatever she feels. I absolutely love it because there is so much to one person, in their mind, soul, heart, every person is different from the other.” It’s so interesting that it pushes you to question, explore, explore and express. I thrive on it.” The actor said that another important aspect for him is to have good memories after a project is over.

“I feel sad when the shooting of a project is over,” Shah said, “I think I will not get to do this, I will not see these people from tomorrow. I am completely lost. In his upcoming feature JalsaShah will once again be seen in a strong role alongside powerhouse actor Vidya Balan and she described the film as human-centric and women-centric.

Drama-thriller directed by K Suresh Triveni your sulu Fame portrays Balan as a journalist Maya, a character with brown complexions.

Shah said she was immediately attracted to the script, the director and her character of Balan’s house cook named Ruksana, who is a complex and highly layered person.

She said, “She takes pride in calling herself a cook. She has aspirations, she wants to give a better life to her children and will go to any extent to protect them.”

Talking about Balan, Shah said, she admires the National Award winning actor as a person and as an actor. “As a woman, she is very comfortable in her own space, she is confident, appreciative and warm. I wish I could be confident and comfortable in my space, I am not. I admire her tremendously.”

Jalsa Will debut on Prime Video on March 18 and Shah said that the best part of releasing a film or show on OTT is that it will be for posterity. “If a film releases in theatres, its fate is decided on the weekend. It doesn’t happen on OTT. If people don’t watch it on OTT on weekends, the film is not a hit or a flop, people will watch it. This is for posterity,” Shah said, adding that the platform has also broken the shackles of the star system.

Actors Manav Kaul, Rohini Hattangadi, Iqbal Khan, Vidhatri Bandi, Shrikant Mohan Yadav, Shafin Patel, and Surya Kasibhatla Jalsa,

It is produced by T-Series and Abundantia Entertainment.

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