Evergreen Bollywood actress Asha Parekh made her Bollywood debut in the year 1959 with the film ‘Dil Deke Dekho’ opposite Shammi Kapoor. However, even before this, Asha Parekh acted as a child artist in the film ‘Maa’ in the year 1952 and in the film ‘Baap-Beti’ in the year 1954. Asha Parekh made many successes in her career, but there was a moment when he made the decision to leave the film industry.
She was not happy with getting the role of mother: In a previous interview, Asha had said that she was approached for the role of a mother in a movie. Which she wasn’t happy with. Recalling that time, the actress herself said that male actors were given more importance in the industry. Her co-stars used to come to the sets at night for morning sessions. What worried them.
Speaking about actor Amitabh Bachchan, Asha said that she was cast as the main character in the second entry of her career, while Asha was not given such a chance.
The role of the mother made with the heart: In a conversation with PTI, Asha said, “In the second phase of my career, I started having less work. People started approaching me for the role of mother. I played that character in a few movies too, but I wasn’t happy with it.” I felt that what I was doing was not right. I remember that during the shooting of a movie I started to feel that I was being tortured. Because for the 9:30 in the morning shoot, Hero arrived at 6:30 in the afternoon .
“I didn’t want to wait from morning to night for an injection. So I decided I didn’t want to work anymore. It was not a difficult decision for me. We have to accept such situations in life. I was getting older and I had to accept it happily.”
The actress will work happily: The actress said that Amitabh Bachchan had chances in the second inning. They are lucky, they have the blessings of God. People make only those movies where Amitabh has the main role. We don’t have those opportunities. The actress said, “If I get that opportunity, I would definitely like to work.”
We tell you that Asha has worked throughout her career on ‘Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai’ (1961), ‘Teesri Manzil’, ‘Do Badan’ (1966), ‘Kati Patang’ (1970), ‘Caravan’ ( 1971). ), and she has worked in many important films such as ‘Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki’ (1978). In the 90s, Asha acted in fewer films. She was seen in ‘Professor Ki Padosan’, ‘Bhagyavan’ (1993), ‘Ghar Ki Izzat’ (1994) and Andolan (1995).
After that, he quit acting and then Asha worked as a TV director in Gujarati series Jyoti. Under his production company, Aakriti, Asha produced such series as ‘Palash Ke Phool’, ‘Baje Payal’, ‘Kora Kaagaz’ and ‘Dal Mein Kala’. In 2008, she was also a judge on the Dhamaka reality festival on 9X.