‘Kumkum Bhagya’ and ‘Dil Se Di Dua … Saubhagyavati Bhava’ actor Sriti Jha has gone viral and made headlines for reciting a poem called ‘Confessions of a Romantic Asexual’.
The 2020 video is widely shared by the public and their fans on social media platforms. The video comes from Spoken Fest in Mumbai in January 2020 and shows Sriti emotionally rendering a poem about being a romantic asexual.
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In the video, Sriti also explains how when people talk about the Me Too movement and consent, she “ learned to lie with words and moans. ” People called Sriti brave for her poem and for sharing her experience with the world.
For the uninformed, Sriti played the role of Pragya Mishra on ‘Kumkum Bhagya’, which started airing in 2014. It has been among the most popular shows on Indian television for many years, replaced only by its successor, “Kundali Bhagya”. Sriti also reprized his role of Pragya on “Kundali Bhagya”.
Before his television show Zee, in 2011, Sriti had played the role of Jhanvi, victim of domestic violence in “Dil Se Di Dua … Saubhagyavati Bhava”, opposite Karanvir Bohra. In 2012, Sriti denied reports that she was dating her Saubhagyavati Bhava co-star Harshad Chopra.
She said, “People ask me this question a lot, but even if I mean we’re just friends, I don’t, because I know it will take on another connotation.”
“Love is a lot of magic and madness, followed by marriage. These are the three M’s for me. I think these three keep life intact. I am a very filigree person and I would like the magic and the madness to stay in my marriage forever, “she added.