Why is Preetika Rao uncomfortable with reality shows?

The dainty actor claims that she will never do reality shows even if they give her immense exposure. Read on to know why…

Preetika Rao, younger sister of Bollywood actor Amrita Rao, is making her debut on TV with a fiction show, but says reality shows are not on her wishlist as she won’t be comfortable doing them. The 25-year-old, whose debut show Beintehaa will go on air Monday on Colors, admits that reality shows give exposure, but said, “I would never participate in a reality show. I am a very private person and I am not comfortable doing anything like that.”

“I want to face the camera only as an actor and not as a participant of a reality show,” Preetika said.

“I understand that it gives a lot of exposure to people, but that’s not what I am looking for. I would never like to see myself on camera like that and I am really not looking forward to participate in any such shows,” she added. Preetika started her career as a journalist and made her debut in Tamil cinema in December 2010 with Chikku Bukku.

Talking about her show Beintehaa, which revolves around a couple who are not in love with each other, she feels confident that the Muslim community is going to appreciate their work and the show. “It’s a glamorous show that revolves around two Muslim families and I am sure they are going to appreciate our work and the show,” she said.

What made her accept the show? “The storyline of the show is great. It’s a refreshing story. Moreover, TV is the masses medium and it is giving bigger opportunities to actors now. Plus, lots of people are addicted to daily soaps. So, I thought it would be exciting to do the show,” Preetika said.