Soundarya Sharma, the versatile actress, recently made waves by sharing the screen with Bollywood luminaries Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, and Ajay Devgn in an advertisement for Vimal Elaichi, the elaichi brand. In an exclusive interview with Pinkvilla, Soundarya candidly discussed her decision to participate in this star-studded commercial, describing it as a dream come true.
The former Bigg Boss contestant recounted the surreal moment when she was presented with the opportunity, exclaiming, “When I was offered the ad, first they mentioned Shah Rukh sir, Ajay sir, and Akshay sir. I thought it can’t be this because it has never happened before, it’s something unprecedented for me as an actor sharing the screen space.”
The mention of Vimal Elaichi, a mouth freshener, took her by surprise. Her excitement soared as she contemplated the prospect of working alongside these iconic actors she had admired and watched since her childhood.
For Soundarya, the chance to collaborate with these legendary figures was indeed a “dream come true.” She added, “I personally feel like, come on, the little girl in me just got really, really excited about the fact that ‘Oh my God. I have grown up watching them on the screen’.”
The accomplished actress, who transitioned from a medical career to acting, further expounded on the importance of distinguishing personal dreams from one’s profession and belief system. She emphasized her focus on the thrill of sharing screen space with “three giants of our country” and regarded it as a genuine aspiration. “I am an upright person. I never considered endorsing any brand or product with unethical aspects. I was simply thrilled,” she remarked.
Soundarya’s career encompasses appearances in several films, including “Ranchi Diaries” and the upcoming “Thank God.” She has also ventured into web series, leaving her mark in acclaimed productions like “Raktanchal” and “Karm Yuddh.”
Soundarya Sharma’s enchanting journey with Bollywood icons in the Vimal Elaichi ad reflects her unwavering passion for her craft and the remarkable experiences she’s encountered throughout her evolving career.