Mumbai: Tena Desae was given the chance to change her career path from model to actress. The change may not have been dramatic, but it took courage and a bit of luck. Even before her big debut, Tena received the opportunity to play a part in the film “The Best Exotic Marigold”, opposite the actor Dev Patel, famous after the film “Slumdog Millionaire”.
Tena has now gotten to play in the film “Yeh Faasley”, which will be released on March 3rd. She has also appeared in several commercials for different products, such as Hero Honda, Titan Raga, iPill, Fair & Love and others.
The model turned actress has worked in both Bollywood and Hollywood film industries, and she says that the two experiences were equally challenging. She stated that shooting for a film was a new experience for her, so putting a tag on which was more difficult or more fun for her.
Tena was also very happy about filming with Dev. She described him as being a very down to earth person, without any airs of being a celebrity.