Rashami Desai Shares Hardships Of Being Raised By A Single Mom; Says They Couldn’t Afford To Pay Rs 350 For Dance Class

Bigg Boss 13's Rashami Desai opens up on being brought up by a single mother and how she wasn't in the position to pay her dance class fees back in the day, read on

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Rashami Desai Shares Hardships Of Being Raised By A Single Mom; Says They Couldn’t Afford To Pay Rs 350 For Dance Class
Rashami Desai is a big name in the entertainment industry. Well, things have only gotten better for the actress post her stint in the Bigg Boss 23 house, but was it always the same? Nope! Before making her mark, Rashami Desai had gone through several hardships. In a recent interview with Pinkvilla, the Dil Se Dil Tak star revealed how being brought up by a single mother didn't come very easy for her. She also confessed how they couldn't afford her dance class fees back in the day.

During their interview, Rashami Desai revealed that her mother was a government teacher and was certainly not in the position to pay for her dance class expenses. "I started with Bharatnatyam and I was shifted to Bollywood dance in the third year," said the actress. During the same, Rashami added how acting wasn't her first preference and she was keener on becoming am air hostess or a choreographer. "I never told my mom I wanted to be an actor. In fact, earlier I wanted to become a choreographer like Saroj Khan or an air hostess. But the choices that came my way, I looked at it as an opportunity. My mom supported me throughout," she continued.

Further, her mother Rasila revealed how she had to change her daughter's name because of that fear the society and their relatives won't accept her acting career, as Rashami was the first one in their family to enter the world of showbiz.


Rasila said, "I was a single parent, I did not have a husband to support me. Also, in our caste, she was the first woman to enter this field. Our entire family was very educated and did not think of acting as a career. But, I supported her. I was scared of my family and society, so I changed her name. But my sister was there to support me throughout."


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