Renowned for her iconic portrayal of Komolika Basu in the television series “Kausautii Zindagi Kay,” Urvashi Dholakia recently delved into her early marriage and subsequent divorce, shedding light on the challenges she faced at a remarkably young age.
The actress, who entered showbiz as a child artist at six, candidly shared her experiences with Siddharth Kannan, reflecting on her decision to tie the knot at 16. Urvashi expressed a desire to immerse herself in what she termed the “Cinderella life.” Raised in a conservative family where the notion of marriage was deeply ingrained, she acknowledged being deeply in love at the time.
Explaining her youthful inclination towards marriage, Urvashi emphasized the societal expectations prevalent during her formative years. She acknowledged her lack of maturity at 16, despite her belief in the sanctity of marriage, recognizing that she wasn’t yet prepared for such a commitment.
Recounting her journey, Urvashi revealed her marriage, the birth of twins at 17, and her divorce at 18, citing her former husband’s reluctance to bear responsibility and a shift in his feelings as reasons for the dissolution. Despite the separation, she adamantly emphasized her unwavering commitment to her children, Sagar and Kshitij, highlighting her decision not to let her personal circumstances affect her motherhood.
Urvashi expressed gratitude for her parents’ unwavering support during her trying times, enabling her return to work at 19 after her divorce. She acknowledged the challenges of restarting her career and the industry’s mixed reception, citing financial necessity as a driving force.
Discussing her sons, she disclosed that they’ve never met their father and have chosen not to delve into his identity despite attempts to introduce them. Urvashi revealed that her ex-husband remains distant since their divorce, emphasizing her children’s stance of not wanting to know more about him.
Despite the personal upheavals, Urvashi Dholakia’s resilience shone through as she continued her journey in the entertainment industry. Her recent appearance on the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 11” is a testament to her unwavering commitment to her craft.
Urvashi’s narrative underscores not just her personal resilience but also addresses the complexities faced by young individuals in navigating societal expectations, relationships, and motherhood in the face of early challenges. Her story serves as an inspiration, showcasing strength in adversity and a steadfast commitment to her role as a mother and artist.
Sources By Agencies