Prajakata Mali, Shirya Pilgaonkar, Sheetal Dabholkar
 
Interview- NEHA GADRE, Actress
 

 
"I intend to continue my studies besides acting"- Neha Gadre

For a long time now, we have been watching this simple and ideal character of Gauri in popular Marathi serial 'Mann Udhaan Varyache' on Star Pravah. Facing every problem in her life with a challenge, she has now turned out to be a role model for every young girl, whether living in villages or towns. Marathi Movie world spoke to Neha Gadre, who plays Gauri, to know more about her acting career.

Q: How was life, before entering this acting field ?
A: I am originally from Pune and spent my childhood here. Having completed my schooling from Muktangan, I joined Fergusson College and presently I am doing my final year BA. Since my 8th standard I was associated with German language and hence made up my mind to do my graduation with this language as my specialized subject. I even completed my Diploma in German language.
 
Neha Gadre
Q: Then, how Neha turned Gauri ?
A: I had prepared my Portfolio, which was in western style. When Mahesh Kothare saw these photographs, he invited me for audition. That's how Neha turned Gauri. Today, I still have a doubt, how he selected me for Gauri's role, on the basis of those photos with western look?

Q: How do you compare Neha with Gauri ?
A: First let me tell you where they resemble each other. Neha is equally sensitive and emotional like Gauri. Both love the family bonding to preserve the relationship. But, abot other things, both are opposite. e.g.. Neha hasn't been brought up in a village. She is a city girl. Gauri carries with her traditional deep rooted village culture along with her and is very patient.
On the other hand Neha has a limit for patience. Gauri does not teach a lesson to anyone, when she suffers, but if it was real Neha playing that role, she would have certainly challenged Nirja face to face, creating more fun to watch.

Q. While portraying Gauri, what you consider most important ?
A: Gauri is basically from a village, who has moved to a city. She has started adjusting herself to this new life. But, her looks, behaviour, body language and hair style etc. remains the same. That's how you differentiate her from other city girls. All these things I had to keep in mind, while I studied her character. Now, in certain respect, Neha has become Gauri.

Q: What you have to say about the senior artistes from this serial ?
A: They are all nice people. In fact, our unit is the best. There is not much age difference among the artistes and therefore, we make a very good team. Even with Varsha Usgaonkar there is good tuning. When we are new to the unit, you always have that fear as to how others would react. But, now we are all together in the second year of this serial and therefore we now spend even our holidays together.

Q: How do you manage your studies besides acting ?
A: Last year, while I was doing my 2nd year BA, there wasn't much tension about the studies. But, this year being final year and that too with University exam, the tension is slowly building up. Next month, I intend to take two months off from acting, to prepare for my exams.

Q: After acquiring your degree, what do you intend to do? Focus on acting or further studies ?
A: I shall continue with both simultaneously. In acting career, there are always ups and downs and therefore acquiring more knowledge would be an asset.

by Chetana Gavkhadkar © MMW

Visitor's Comments
Pavan
Pavan Bhosale | Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM
 beautiful serial work
Gouri,tune changale kam kele ahes. ashich pragati karat raha. mazya kharat hi malika khup awadate. ani tuzi yashachi malika ashich suru rahu de. thanks
Manoj Suryawanshi.
Manoj Suryawanshi. | Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 5:44 PM
About Gouri's Acting
 Hello, Gouri. Kay kelays he. itki chan acting koni keli aahe kay.aamachya ghari sarakhe vaad hotat aai mhante baaki sarv soda star pravah lava sat vajlet,gouricha natak suru zalay.natakache naav mahit nahi pan natak konache tar gouriche natak lava.evdhech nahi tar shejari sudha mhantat natak lava. man udhan varyache pahilya shivay tya swayanpaak gharakade valat nahit.aanakhi kay lihu.ashich chan acting karat ja. tula asech bharabharun prem amhakadun milat jail. ani varshanuvarshe ashich hi serial chalat raho.thanks 
Madhuri
Madhuri | Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 10:19 AM
Neha is great actress
 Hi Neha, You done a great job,your acting is very nice,I watch your serial everyday,& I like you & kashyap as a couple.BEST LUCK
Sandip
Sandip | Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 2:42 AM
Sandip Bacche-Patil
U r gorgeous,quet & sweet ,attractive look. I m impressed, fight buddy get & climb the peaks of success.which is just away frm one step.my well wishes always with u.
Kavita More
Kavita More | Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 5:17 PM
Hi Guari
Hi Guari tuma mi khup miss karte i miss you & i love you
Dr Sharayu Latae
Dr Sharayu Latae | Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:08 PM
Apprection Message
Dear Neha(Gouri) we love to watch your serial and we njoy your acting alot best wishes for your future carrer
Kable Umesh
Kamble Umesh | Fri, May 6, 2011 at 8:38 PM
Gauri
Hii GAURI u just amazing . i am big fan of u .man udhan varache is first series watchin since 2 yars .good luck .love uuuuuuuuuuu
Rahul Pawar
Rahul Pawar | Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 10:18 AM
Gauri
Gauri you are the best!!!!1 god bless you
Ravindra
Ravindra | Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:30 PM
Gauri
Neha he khup talented ahe, tine gauri cha carecter khup chan pne sadhya kel ahe ani i wish ti pudhe pn tsach karat rahil. karan tila baghun pratek gharatlli aai tichya sarkhi sunechi apeksha krte ahe. so i wish to neha very best of luck, for her future life.
Deepak
Deepak | Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 8:16 AM
Wish and comment
First to you happy holi holi chya tumha sarvana hardik shubhechaneha you are amezing create to your roll. How is it possible for you?and the story of man udhan varychye is very good from other serials.
Mahesh Jagdale
Mahesh Jagdale | Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 4:05 PM
Gauri is amazing
Gaurichi bhumika khupach chhan jhali aahe.. neha lahan aahe pan tine gaurichi bhumika khupach sundar paddhatine keli aahe.
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