She’s managed to carve a niche for herself in highly competitive Bollywood and that’s no mean feat. Tisca Chopra is talented, smart and an achiever. But her journey hasn’t been easy. Post her Bollywood debut 24 years ago, she struggled to find meaningful roles.
She’s Unstoppable With Tisca Chopra, Her Film Chutney wins Filmfare Award
She acted in TV shows and movies but it was her role as the mother of a dyslexic child in the film Taare Zameen Par that got her recognition.
Not one to be boxed in a role, Tisca has experimented with various roles across media. She recently turned producer with the short film Chutney, a film for which she won a Filmfare award for her performance. She was praised for her role in the Pulitzer award winning play, Dinner with Friends and in the TV show 24. Her book, Acting Smart was published by Harper Collins in 2014. Tisca fulfills her roles as wife and mother with equal elan.
We find out how she manages to do it all and what lies ahead for this powerhouse.
She’s Unstoppable With Tisca Chopra in conversation with Anjali Kirpalani.
She’s managed to carve a niche for herself in highly competitive Bollywood and that’s no mean feat. Tisca Chopra is talented, smart and an achiever. But her journey hasn’t been easy. Post her Bollywood debut 24 years ago, she struggled to find meaningful roles. She’s Unstoppable With Tisca Chopra, Her Film Chutney wins Filmfare Award She(…)
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