Besides acting, I love to compose poems - Spruha Joshi
Spruha Joshi is a popular name in Marathi entertainment. At present, she is in full form with two of her plays 'Never Mind' and 'Lahanpan Dega Deva' inviting all the attention from Marathi stage lovers. Through her role in ongoing TV serial 'Eka Lagnachi Doosari Goshta', she has made her presence felt. On big screen, we saw her dashing role in Avadhoot Gupte's film 'Morya'opposite Santosh Juvekar. Marathi Movie World spoke to Spruha, to know more about her achievements in this field.
Q: How and when your acting career took off ?
A: It all began during my childhood. While I was studying in Balmohan Vidyamandir, Vidya Patwardhan was my arts teacher. Having contributed a lot to children’s theatre, she was instrumental in developing me and others towards acting. While doing a one act play 'Natukli' for school, she was involved in production of a serial 'De Dhamaal' for Alpha Marathi channel. I was in 7th standard at that time, when I made my first commercial debut as a child artiste. This was followed by my performances in 'Ek Ha Asa Dhaga Sukhacha', 'Aabhalmaya', 'Bombay lawyers( NDTV) and 'Satyamev Jayate'.
After joining Ruia College, I performed in one act play 'Ga Ma Bha Na’ followed by Gajendra Ahire's 'Maaybaap', which was my film debut. During my college days, I performed in many one act plays, acted in popular serial 'Agnihotra' and film 'Morya'.
Q: Tell us something about your roles in 'Lahanpan Dega Devaa' and 'Never Mind'.
A: My character in 'Lahanpan Dega Devaa' is of a moody mischievous college girl Sharayu from a upper middle class family of 60s era. This character is very cute and typical of her age, who shares close friendly relationship with her sister-in-law. In 'Never Mind', I play an equally important and challenging character of Smita, a young girl, who has just entered Media and Advertising field. She unknowingly falls in love with her Boss, while sharing advices on different issues. It’s all fun, to see it happen.
Q: Your character of Kuhoo in 'Eka Lagnachi Doosri Goshta' is also inviting attention. Tell us something about this role.
A: There is no doubt about the popularity of this serial. But, the character of Kuhoo is also has its own importance. It’s a nice role of a young girl, who is mischievous, friendly and emotionally attached to all family members. She is a poet and communicates very philosophically with others. People are discussing about her habits. That’s the strength of this role.
Q: What are your other interests, besides acting?
A: I spend time in writing. I just love to compose poems. In 2008 my first set of poems got published. Now, I am working on one more.
Q: Tell us something about your forthcoming projects.
A: As I have already mentioned, I am presently focusing on my ongoing two plays and one serial. All these roles are different and have variety. As regards big screen, I am performing in Ramesh More's forthcoming film ‘Sur Rahoo De’.
Thanks Spruha. Wishing you all the best.