Kumkum Bhagya actress Pooja Banerjee who plays the role of Rhea is currently in Goa, shooting for the show. The actress, who is away from her family and shooting amidst the ongoing pandemic, shares how she is taking care of them and helping the people in need in the ongoing crisis.
Pooja says, “I feel blessed that I am able to work and entertain everyone during such a difficult time. Team Kumkum Bhagya wants to inspire people to be strong and resilient through the show. However, I must mention that people feel actors only shoot and make Insta stories and we aren't that bothered, but they forget we're humans and we have families too. I have friends and family members who've tested positive, I do check up on them and help people find beds or medicines or anything else that they need. I just don’t advertise it, but that doesn't mean I am not helping people. Whatever is happening around us, it does impact us too. Personally, with everything that is happening in the world, social media has actually become overwhelming for me. Scrolling through several posts about the scenario of the country makes me anxious and I am trying to do my bit by helping out people in need by spreading positive messages. In difficult times like these, I really feel it is our duty to make everyone around us feel safe and secure and make them smile one way or the other and that’s what I am trying to do as well.” Also read: Kasautii Zindagii Kay Actress Pooja Banerjee Reacts On Ace Designer Satya Paul’s Death: “I Wore A Lot Of His Sarees As Nivedita'- EXCLUSIVE
She further adds, “I feel people should take utmost care of themselves at the moment. We should stay indoors and try to build our immunity during this time, while also bonding with our family and friends. I have also taken this time to bond with my co-stars and read a couple of novels too. I am also ensuring that I take all precautions, including inhaling steam, wearing a mask whenever I am not shooting and drinking hot water throughout the day. I am also taking Zinc and Vitamin C tablets for building a better immunity, while also indulging in healthy food items only. I feel everyone should follow this. Also, wear masks when around people. Right now is a critical time and we should think about the long term, rather than the short term. I really hope the pandemic ends soon and we can move around and interact with everyone freely and in any city that we wish to." Also read: Pooja Banerjee On Horrific Fire Engulfing The Sets Of Kumkum Bhagya: I Was In Tears, Had Flashback Of My Accident During Nach Baliye - EXCLUSIVE