"Be it acting or psychology, I always wanted to connect with people and know what they like and dislike. Since I am an actor I am able to connect with people. Basically my interest in knowing people's views and know their thinking process might be the reason I always wanted to pursue psychology," said Urmila Matondkar in the 2 decade old interview.
As soon as she joined Congress, Urmila Matondkar was asked what made her to join politics, for which she replied, "If one wants to see the change one has to do something about it. Be the change that you want to see! I have taken this step, and if given a chance, (I will) bring about a change in things I see lacking."
The Rangeela actress stated that she's confident of defeating sitting BJP MP Gopal Shetty from the Mumbai North constituency and said, "I have never left anything incomplete... be it studies or career. The decision to join politics was well thought of and I will give more than 100 per cent to it. My intentions are clear,' she said.
While Urmila Matondkar is considered a novice in Indian politics, the BJP is alert to the fact that Govinda (Congress) defeated Ram Naik (BJP) during the 2004 Lok Sabha elections and earned the nickname 'giant killer'. The Congress hopes to repeat the same in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and this time with Urmila Matondkar. The results of the elections will be announced on May 23, 2019.
A throwback interview of Urmila Matondkar from the 90's is doing the rounds on social media and it gives hints that she was destined to become a politician all along. The actress was then pursuing B.A in Philosophy and stated that she sincerely wants to pursue B.A in Psychology instead but has no time due to work commitments. When the interviewer asked why she's so keen in pyschology, Urmila Matondkar gave a reply that fits well as a politician. Check it out below...
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Check out the 90's video below...