The COVID-19 pandemic has hit many individuals exhausting, and the most recent sufferer of the pandemic is Bollywood actor Kartika Sahoo from Odisha. With the leisure trade virtually non-functional and most productions on maintain, the actor is compelled to promote greens for a dwelling.
Mr Sahoo, who hails from the from Garadpur block of the Kendrapada district in Odisha, stated that he went to Mumbai to strive his luck in Bollywood on the age of 17. For a few years he labored as a bodyguard to movie stars and cricketers akin to Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar, amongst others.
Woman luck shone on him in 2018, and he landed noticeable roles within the motion sequences of many films, he stated whereas talking with ANI. He additionally has a battle sequence with Akshay Kumar in his upcoming movie ”Sooryavanshi”.
Simply earlier than the nationwide lockdown which began on March 22, Mr Sahoo had returned house to Odisha after taking pictures a battle sequence in Jaipur. Since then, with no work, the actor has been dwelling off his financial savings to maintain his household. However, after 4 months of no work, and a medical emergency, a serious a part of his financial savings was drained.
To seek out work, he moved to state capital Bhubaneswar, however to no avail. Ultimately, Mr Sahoo needed to resort to promoting greens in Rasulgad there.
Mr Sahoo remains to be hopeful and stated that he’ll once more strive his luck in Bollywood as soon as the scenario is again to regular, until then he’ll wrestle, like others, for survival.
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