I'm ready to Quit Says Ileana D'Cruz

The Goan beauty Ileana D'Cruz  made a smooth transition from South Indian Industry to Bollywood with Barfi, The actress's second Bollywood outing Main Tera Hero is releasing today. The actress in a recent interview talked about her life before she came into acting and about saying goodbye to it, Here are the excerpts 

You once said an actress needs to be prepared for the fact that she isn't in the industry for the rest of her life. Have you prepared yourself for that eventuality?

I never wanted to be an actress. So, I think it's really nice for me that I can differentiate it. For me, acting is just a job. I love it, yes, and I am very passionate about my work. But I know for a fact that there is a shelf life to every actor. That there will be a day when your charm will fade, and people will not like to see you as an actress; there will be someone else to take your place. My mother has always told me to make sure that I don't get too attached to my work, because some day I will have to leave. She says,Make sure you do it gracefully rather than being pushed out of the industry'. I think tomorrow, if my time comes to say goodbye to this world I inhabit, I would be very happy to do so.

Are you implying older actresses are not welcome in the industry?

I don't necessarily mean age; there are a lot of factors. You've got to be realistic, if someone else comes and is better than you and you are not as good as your director wants, he will take that someone else. I think everybody has their own time to shine, and when it's up, it's up. There is always an end to a journey.


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