One of precious gems in the movie industry who is set to rule on the web is our very own Tisca Chopra. From the very famous role of Maya Awasthi in Taare Zameen Par to the lead in an upcoming web series called Hostages, Tisca Chopra has proved to be one of the most versatile artists in the industry. She has won the hearts of people through her films. Her blogs in Times of India are very popular as well. She has featured in more than 45 films and worked with some of the amazing actors and directors in the film industry. The debut film of Tisca was one called Platform in the year 1993. In the movie she was paired up with Ajay Devgan. She is married to Sanjay Chopra who is a commercial pilot.
The Grind and the Glory
The original name of Tisca Chopra is Tisca Zareen Chopra. The 46 year old actress was born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. She has done her schooling from Apeejay School in Noida where her father was the principal as well as a maths teacher. After her graduation in English Literature from the Hindu College of Delhi University she started focussing on her career in the film industry. The first movie of Tisca did not receive much attention from the audience and she had to struggle for work for a long period.
In that period she had to undergo a lot of difficulties. On a community show she has shared her experience of the infamous casting couch. Click on the image to watch the video. Some of the fine works of Tisca comprise movies like Taare Zameen Par, Firaaq, The Hungry, Qissa and Chutney. She has earned many titles because of her brilliant acting skills.
Not only in movies, Tisca is a popular face on Indian televisions as well. Right from the beginning of her carrer, she has played some memorable roles in TV shows. She has worked in shows like Kahaani Ghar Ghar ki, 24, Savdhan India and her upcoming online web series called Hostages. She is well known for her brilliant writing and blogs. Currently, she has shown her interests in film direction. She believes that the competition is keeping many directors on toes these days.
Something new and Exciting Awaits
Tisca is very excited for her web series debut in Hostages. Based on an Israeli original series, Hostages is a drama thriller that is going to be released on 31st of May. The show will stream on Hotstar VIP. Tisca will be the protagonist in the show. She will be playing the role of a doctor who has to make a choice between family and duty. The interesting plot of the storyline is creating a lot of hype for the series. Along with her, Ronit Roy will also be playing an important role. We must all look upto to series like Hostages and acknowledge the work of talented artists like Tisca Chopra wholeheartedly.