We all know that pandemic has caused so many problems to everyone. From labourers to workers, it has costed lives of many people. And one of the person who is suffering from the same problem is none other than one of the directors of the show Balika Vadhu. The daily soap had a huge number of fans. Even, Big Boss 13 winner and hearthrob Siddharth Shukla was first introduced in this serial.
Coming back to Ram, he is now selling vegetables in a villahe. Talking about the same, he said: “I had come to Azamgarh for the recce of a film. We were here when the lockdown was announced and then it was not possible to return. The project we were working on was stopped and the producer said it would take another year or more to get back to work. I then decided to take on my father’s business and started selling vegetables on a handcart. I am familiar with the business and have no regrets.”
He further talked about his journey to Mumbai, Ram Vriksha stated, “I went to Mumbai in 2002 with the help of my friend and writer Shahnawaz Khan. I worked in the light department and then in the production department of TV serials. I became an assistant director in the production of many serials first, then worked as the episode director and unit director for ‘Balika Vadhu’.”
The man has also worked as an assistant director with directors of films of Yashpal Sharma, Milind Gunaji, Rajpal Yadav, Randeep Hooda, Sunil Shetty. He was all set to start work on a Bhojpuri film and then a Hindi film when the pandemic set in. “I have my own house in Mumbai and I am confident that I will return one day. Till then, I am here doing what I can,” he concluded.