We recently had a talk with Tuu To Gayo/Je Pan Kahish E Sachuj Kahish actress Shriya Tiwari and this is what she has to say that inspires many youngsters, “I never thought that my childhood dream would come true some day! As a child, I always wanted to be an actress when I grew up. Children tend to see many dreams about who they want to become when they grow up…I did the same.”
Being from a non-filmy background, Shriya was pursuing her graduation in BBA and focused on being an HR Manager in a well-reputed company. But destiny had other plans for her. She never knew her destiny would make her childhood dreams come true. She had taken part in a model hunt which motivated her to move forward in the field of modelling and acting.
Talking about her personal life, she says that she has been a mischievous girl since childhood and having a playful and naughty nature has landed her in doing a lot of mistakes. But who doesn’t make mistakes? We are all human beings after all. Mistakes play an important role in one’s life as they teach us a lot. Mistakes are our greatest teacher.
Sharing some bits from her school life she says that she was an average student just like any other person reading this article. But she always took part with great zeal in competitions and enjoyed it with all her heart. She once participated in elocution but forgot everything when she was on stage. Not because of stage fear, but because every one cannot do everything. There’s a saying that goes like “jiska kaam usi ko saje, dusra kare to dhan dhan baje”.
When she was a teenager, she was just like how you are/were. There were times where she was disheartened, demotivated and discouraged but did not lose hope. Instead she battled back like a phoenix rising back. She challenged herself and worked hard to prove her worth. This made her realize that accepting her flaws was the greatest thing. After all, we only live once and we never know if we will see tomorrow or not so it’s better to forget what happened in the past and work up on being better for tomorrow.
Every celebrity’s social media has infinite people following them and sometimes their account says that they cannot add you as a friend as their friend list is already full. But do you really think that celebrities have so many friends? Well, in Shriya’s case, she has fewer friends who she is close with. They have been with her in her thick and thin. And I must say that she is really lucky to have friends who have been with her since school times.
She is amazingly just like us! Yes, you read that right…JUST LIKE US. When she is not busy on projects, she follows the quote, “maja ni life jivani, jalsa thi rehvanu ane jevu mann thay evu karvanu”. She’s a social media addict just like every one of us. Switching from one social media site to another and playing games on her phone describes her just like us. We do the same thing when we are bored, don’t we?
During the day, she works out at the gym and then twirls and sways to amazing songs at the dance class. She doesn’t miss a day without meeting her best friend before she heads home. Whenever she is not at home, there is silence everywhere which is not liked by her family. This describes her as a talkative and fun-to-be-with person.
Being a believer in karma and positive vibes, she seeks help from these when she goes on a meeting as well. She sort of has a sixth sense which helps her in deciding what is right and what is wrong. Quite a lucky person she is!
Being an actress, she says that it is sort of a reincarnation for her…reason being, who gets to live so many lives (characters) in one life. She also agrees that being an actress is not an easy thing after all as she is famous many people know her and they tend to follow and copy her. Any well-known person would get pissed off when people say “aap toh star ban gaye”. It sometimes feels that it is a crime to be famous. No matter how famous a person is, at the end of the day they are human beings too and they want to be treated like a normal person.
As the talk ended, she signed off saying “Every day is a new beginning and a chance to work hard with full dedication”.
Wishing you all the success you deserve, Shriya!
– Jessica Pancholi