Well known lyricist Sudhakar Sharma’s daughter Krishna Koushik is getting accolades for playing Divya in serial MANGALSUTRA airing on Doordarshan. GLAMGOLD met the beautiful actress to know her journey.
—Vipul K. Shah
GG) Did you always wanted to act?
KK) Yes. I have done many plays in school. Acting is my passion.
GG) How did your career start?
KK) My career started at very young age. I have done two Hindi films as child artist. Then I took break to finish studies.
KK) I got an offer for Rajsthani film VEERO BHAT BHARNE AAYO as lead heroin. The film was silver jubilee hit. I also worked for Hindi and Bhojpuri albums.
KK) I liked the script very much. My character is very strong and well written.
KK) How did you get the serial?
GG) By audition.
GG) Tell us about your character.
KK) I am playing Divya. I have an elder sister who is widow. I always support her. The story revolves around me, my sister and my friend. It is a story of the dreams, journey and struggle of these three. Somnath Shashtri is the director.
GG) What is the similarity between Kavita and Divya?
KK) Both are very same sweet, bubbly, talkative girls.
GG) Who are your co-actors?
KK) Kirankumar, Sujata, Pankaj Dhir and Gajendra Chauhan.
GG) What difference do you feel between small and big screen?
KK) When you are doing film you get time to prepare as you have the script in advance. In TV serial when you go on the set then you come to know about the scene to be shoot and the dialogues.
KK) Do you write lyrics like your father?
GG) No because I am not as creative as him.
GG) You are not doing any Hindi film…
KK) No. I do not have any regrets for that. I can’t join the rat race to show my skin. I am from a conservative and traditional family. In future also I will accept the offers for Hindi films the kind of Rajshri Productions make.
GG) Who are your favorite actors in Bollywood?
KK) Salman Khan and Kajol.
GG) What is next?
KK) I have finished a Gujarati film PEEYARNU PANETAR. I am paired opposite popular Gujarati actor Hitu Kanodiya. Jahangir has directed the film. Power houses like Deepak Gheewala and Ragini are also there in the film.