At this time, a celeb can lose themselves as there may be loads of noise on social media. Furthermore, you don’t have the luxurious to modify off as you would possibly lose bit of labor and that may be a draw back,” says actor-comedian Mallika Dua, who feels that we’re consuming rather a lot than what we’re creating as we speak.
“On Twitter, there may be some or the opposite unhealthy information, on Instagram, your friends are doing one thing that you’re not, or there may be concern about what somebody is saying on social media. So, the place do you discover time to create? You’ll want to be pulled out of the limbo to go to work. Additionally, most celebs you may’t say what you need as the results could be large, which isn’t all particular to simply celebs,” provides Dua, who has been a part of OTT exhibits, movies and creates content material on social media.
With the pandemic taking a toll on everybody in various levels, Dua emphasises the necessity to care for one’s psychological well being, particularly in 2020 and feels it’s as vital as taking care of one’s bodily well being. “Psychological well being has by no means been taboo with me. I’ve open about going to remedy. Greater than large unhealthy incidents, it’s the on a regular basis incidents which have an enormous impact on one’s thoughts. Going to remedy needs to be like going to the fitness center. I had by no means often called a lot anxiousness earlier than I joined the leisure world,” she shares.
She not solely has been creating content material for on-line exhibits but additionally has performed appearing elements in movies. Dua regards every part that she does as appearing. “While you do a caricature, it’s appearing as it’s humorous and excessive. So, I’ve all the time been appearing. I by no means considered myself as a comic. The truth is, individuals ask me about lack of feminine comedians and I feel the reason being that after we increase our women, we don’t say it’s alright to be humorous. It’s not seen as fascinating or worthwhile. We’ve got to alter this mindset,” she says.
She had a productive 2020 as she shot for 3 non-fiction exhibits and in addition loved spending time along with her dad and mom in Delhi at a stretch because of the pandemic. “Few layers of pretence have been shed this 12 months as we noticed the true facet individuals on social media. We learnt that we have been residing in extra and that household and work are all of the necessities we want,” she says.
The actor will quickly be seen within the Kiara Advani-starrer Indoo Ki Jawani within the position of a good friend. She is glad that she wasn’t typecast as a chubby good friend of the heroine. “My bodily look was incidental for the position and I loved taking pictures with Kiara. There was very good bonding. Again within the day, I’d love to make use of courting apps they usually have been enjoyable. However as we speak, individuals recognise me and so that’s not an choice,” she says.
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