Darjeeling girl Preeya Subba debuted on small screen with ZINDAGI EK SAFAR on DD 1 where she played negative role in lead. She is currently seen in Zee TV’S HITLER DIDI as Mehar. She has done item numbers in two Bhojpuri films. She will be now seen in Bhojpuri film SAIYAN HAMAR RANGBAAZ as lead opposite Viraj Bhatt. The film is produced by Balwant Shashtri and directed by Braj Bhushan. GLAMGOLD talked to Preeya about her journey.
GG) You always wanted to be an actress?
PS) Yaa I have passion for acting since childhood. I use to act in plays in school and college. Pacing the stage, rattling of brilliant lines or facing the camera means the world to me. It’s my oxygen.
PS) I have done 4 months course from Roshan Taneja’s acting school.
GG) What was the reaction of your family when you opted acting as career?
PS) My family has always supported me. They allowed me to come to Mumbai with my aunt to pursue my dream.
PS) My first experience was a Hindi film TUJKO PUKARE staring Vinay Anand in lead in 2005. Director Vinod Kumar gave me the first break.
PS) I did two videos for Venus and few more. One of them was famous ‘Chutney Mix’. I also did Anamika’s video ‘Meethe Meethe Bol’.
GG) Why did you work in music videos?
PS) I love being in music videos as they are one of the quick ways to get noticed in the crowd.
PS) Through audition.
GG) Tell us about the film.
PS) I am playing a girl from poor family. I get married to Viraj Bhatt due to certain situations. But he loves Kajal. What happens then you have to watch it on big screen.GG) Where did the shoot happen?
PS) The shoot was held at Muzzafarpur for 15 days and the rest was at Pokhara.
GG) You have done Zee TV’s FEAR FILES. Do you believe in spirits?
PS) Yes. I will tell you my experience of college days. Once I was studying and there was no one at home. Mom and Dad had gone out for some work. The bunglow adjacent to mine was empty. There was just a wooden partition between. Suddenly there was a sound like somebody is scratching the wall with the nails. I was literary tensed till my parents came back.
GG) Who is your favorite actress?
PS) Madhubala and Kajol. I like her vamp avatar in Gupt and Chulbuli role in DDLJ. I would love to do something on the lines.
PS) Salman Khan. It is my dream to work with him. I also like Mohit Raina as Mahadev.
GG) Why you are more inclined towards negative roles?
PS) I think playing lead or positive roles in TV serials is very simple. But in negative character there are many shades, styles.
GG) What next?
PS) I have just finished a short film SPIRIT OF DANCE.