With interstate journey now allowed after relaxations in rules, many are taking the first obtainable alternative and heading again dwelling to be with their households. TV actor Pearl V Puri additionally drove from Mumbai to Agra final week, to be with his parents.
While flights are a most well-liked choice for fast journey, Puri selected to take the highway. He shares how, alongside with one among his buddy, accomplished this 24-hour-long drive in his automobile and reached dwelling safely.
“I don’t think flights are safe right now,” says Puri, including, “From what I’ve heard, many have been infected while on their way. My parents are old, so I didn’t want to take any chance with their health. We had stocked up on food and other essentials and stopped once or twice in between in unpopulated areas.”
Even although the journey was “tiresome”, it was “worth it” for the Naagin 3 actor, whose parents — Vipin and Pummy Puri — had been elated and emotional on seeing him.
“Since the lockdown my mother has been worried about my health. And after Sushant Singh Rajput’s death (on June 14), so much that has been happening around, she was all the more worried and would often end up crying while talking on phone. That was one of the major reasons why I decided to take this journey,” he shares.
For somebody like Puri, who usually takes journeys to his dwelling city every time he would get spare time in between shoots, this three-month-long lockdown was an excessive amount of to deal with.
“This pandemic has definitely made us realise the importance of families in our lives. That we must coexist with other living being sin nature and show love and respect to all. I might sound philosophical here, but that’s what I felt during these days,” he explains.
Given that work is slowly beginning in the trade, Puri may need to return to Mumbai quickly. “But for now, I’m home with my parents, and I want to make the most of this time. During the lockdown, I was anyway writing and composing songs. I plan to do that more now. I already have four songs ready and might release one of them soon,” says the actor, who launched his debut single, Peerh Meri, final yr.
Interested in music since he was in class the actor has written about 150 songs until now. “Music has always helped me in expressing myself better… People often take to some kind of addiction to forget worries. I believe they must try music as it de-stresses and also opens up our mind and soul,” he says.
Meanwhile, he additionally has gives from TV, movies and OTT. “For me work is work. My passion for acting isn’t driven by any medium. So yes I’ve been looking fo opportunities everywhere and a few discussions are, can’t talk about it unless things are finalised,” he shares.
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