The Covid-19 pandemic has hit many individuals arduous, and the newest sufferer is Bollywood actor Kartika Sahoo from Odisha. With the leisure trade virtually non-functional and most productions on maintain, the actor is pressured to promote greens for a residing.
Sahoo, who hails from the from Garadpur block of the Kendrapada district in Odisha, mentioned that he went to Mumbai to attempt his luck in Bollywood on the age of 17. For a few years he labored as a bodyguard to movie stars and cricketers reminiscent of 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 motion pictures, he mentioned whereas talking with ANI. He additionally has a combat sequence with Akshay Kumar in his upcoming movie Sooryavanshi.
Simply earlier than the nationwide lockdown which began on March 22, Sahoo had returned dwelling to Odisha after capturing a combat sequence in Jaipur. Since then, with no work, the actor has been residing off his financial savings to maintain his family. However, after 4 months of no work, and a medical emergency, a serious a part of his financial savings was drained.
To search out work, he moved to state capital Bhubaneswar, however to no avail. Ultimately, Sahoo needed to resort to promoting greens in Rasulgad there.
Sahoo continues to be hopeful and mentioned that he’ll once more attempt 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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