Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain fame Soma Rathod aka Amma Ji has been entertaining followers along with her spot-on comedian timing. However not many know the way the 37-year-old managed to get into the occupation of appearing. Whereas we now have heard tales of actors going below the knife or present process an intense weight reduction regime, Soma needed to placed on some further kilos to get observed by the casting administrators.
After being rejected for a lot of roles, Soma placed on weight on the suggestion of a good friend and it labored in her favour. She informed ETimes, “I wasn’t very fats or very skinny, I used to be within the mid-range once I began auditioning for roles and visiting the casting brokers. Not too skinny, not too fats. I wouldn’t match any standards and obtained rejected due to it. Then, one in all my pals advised that I placed on extra weight, a minimum of, I will likely be categorised within the outsized actors’ checklist. After that, I gained weight and I began getting work.”
Soma had as soon as shared a youthful image of herself on social media the place she appeared slim. Then, her followers referred to as her “beautiful” and “engaging”. Speaking concerning the image, she mentioned, “That’s my picture from once I was 20 years outdated and my weight was 52. I used to be making an attempt my luck within the leisure trade, and had obtained the photoshoot accomplished considering that no matter I get, be it films or modelling, I’ll take it up.”
Now, the actor, presently seen in Jijaji Chhat Parr Koi Hai, is assured about getting work because the writers write characters conserving her in thoughts. She feels, “There are only a few people who find themselves in my competitors within the trade relating to characters. So, I get pleasure from roles being particularly written conserving me in thoughts.”
Soma can also be pleased a few shift within the content material and the way actors are solid now. “There received’t be any discrimination as a result of for appearing, what issues is your expertise, not look. What may very well be higher than artists being solid on the idea of their ability and never bodily look?” she opined.