Kalki Koechlin: I feel very uncomfortable being myself on screen

Kalki Koechlin said that she don't do many TV shows because she feel very uncomfortable being herself on screen and prefer to hide behind her characters.
Kalki Koechlin
India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 15 Jun 2017, 06:23 PM IST

Kalki Koechlin, who was recently seen with her father Joel Koechlin on a bike journey through northeast India in the TV show Kalki's Great Escape said that she doesn't do many television shows as she feels uncomfortable being herself onscreen.

"I don't do many TV shows because I feel very uncomfortable being myself on screen. I prefer to hide behind my characters," Kalki said here on Thursday when asked about the show "Kalki's Great Escape".

"I did this because I had never visited northeast and it was a motorbike trip and because I got to spend time with my dad," she said.

Asked about her presence on social media where the "Dev D" actress prefers to talk about her work, Kalki said: "I am not there to argue about media or other issues which I might not be very well informed about. If I am well informed about something or if it is something to do with my work, whether it's theatre or poetry slamming or my films... I am there."

The actress was in the city to launch Gillette Venus Breeze, a hair removal product for women. She said it is important for people to talk about taboo topics such as menstruation and shaving. "It's important. Nobody questions a man shaving, so why should it be such a problem for women," she added.

(With IANS Inputs)

 
 
 

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