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Some People Were Brutal, Made Personal Attacks: Urvashi Dholakia On Taboo Of Being Single Mother

Some People Were Brutal, Made Personal Attacks: Urvashi Dholakia On Taboo Of Being Single Mother

TV actress Urvashi Dholakia said that since she was a single mother, she endured a lot of bad mouthing from people. However, staying thick-skinned helped her reach where she is today.

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  • Last Updated: May 21, 2020, 4:38 PM IST
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Urvashi Dholakia says she had to bear a lot of personal attacks for being a single mom, but she did not let it affect her.

The actress became popular with a daily soap Kasautii Zindagii Kay, where she played Komolika. Urvashi tied the knot at the age of 16, and embraced motherhood a year and a half later. While the reason of her divorce is still unknown, Urvashi raised her twin sons Sagar and Kshitij as a single mother.

In an interview, she talked about dealing with the 'taboo' and said, "The picture was very different 24-25 years ago. The societal pressure, the taboo of being a single mother was obviously there but it did not bother me. Of course, within the family too, people were a bit reluctant and hesitant about it. Today, it has become a fad. Everything in my life happened very early."

Urvashi later dated TV actor Anuj Sachdeva, and also participated with him in Nach Baliye 9 as his ex.

"There are a lot of people who came and went in the interim and said a lot of things to me, a lot. Some people said behind my back, some were brutal and said it on my face, and made very personal attacks. But, if I let all this affect me, I wouldn't be where I am.  I had no choice but to ignore all of them," Urvashi further shared.

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