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Krystal D'Souza, the sweet at her teen, is trying to leave her impressive mark everywhere on television. After her debut in Balaji Telefilms" Kahe Na Kahe, the young lass has surely won a lot of diehard fans. The charming actress manages few minutes from her busy schedule to talk about her new role in Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil and her journey so far in the television industry.
Q. Tell us first about your role in Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil...
A. I am playing Veera, the youngest daughter in the house, who is a spoilt brat. And yes, the audience will see me in a completely different character they saw me portraying earlier in Kahe Na Kahe and Kya Dil Mein Hai.
Q. If offered, would you like to anchor any show?
A. I would really love to become an anchor and will enjoy hosting any show. But my preference would be to be a VJ as I just love talking.
Q. Do you wish to be in films or you are just happy with your television shows?
A. I think, as of now, I would love to be in television though offers have started coming from films also. But the thing is that amongst those offers, nothing excited me. If something exciting comes my way then I will definitely do it. But I respect television a lot because television made me what I am today.
Q. Nowadays, all the soaps are look alike of each other. What do you have to say about it?
A. TRP proves that people like it for whatever it is. Though I would agree that there are some similarities between different serials, but the core story of each serial and their characters do differ.
Q. Don't you think that the genre of our television soap needs a change?
A. We do need some changes because they have become little monotonous. I think television is doing pretty well so I don't think we need drastic changes because people may not be able to digest it altogether.
Q. What about reality shows?
A. I really like reality shows and I would love to do one. It shows a different side of you, what you are in original. If given a chance, I would love to take part in a dance based reality show.
Q. Are you happy with your career graph?
A. Right now I am pretty okay with it, but at the same time I am trying to study also because I have to sit for my HSC, too.
Q. How did you start working at such an early age?
A. I was in college and our festival Malhar was going on. While doing a street dance, someone from Balaji Telefilms saw me and I was called up for an audition. Frankly, I went there just for fun and ten days later I got a confirmation call on my role for Kahe Na Kahe. I accepted it without even realizing how hectic it would be.
Q. How do you cope up with the pressures of studying and daily shooting?
A. As I am studying Arts, I don"t have to learn word by word as one has to do with science or commerce. Whenever I get free time between scenes, I make sure to quickly go through my lessons.
Q. How is your equation with hard taskmaster Ekta Kapoor?
A. Ekta is very sweet person and people have a wrong conception about her. She is always there to help. You just have to know her properly.
Q. Did you act in school?
A. I acted in each and every plays in school and even in college. I was always the first person to come forward to do plays and dance when in school and even in college.
Q. How did your family react to this?
A. At first my mom did not believed in it and finally after been convinced she was very happy.
Q. Where do you see yourself five years from now?
A. I want to remain in my present and don't want to go in future as I have not done it earlier also.
Q. Any other show which is in the pipeline currently?
A. I am working in three 9x serials namely, Kya Dil Mein Hai, Kasturi and Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil.