Who hasn’t grooved on the iconic song Kaanta Laga? The song which came out in 2002 not only made the audience shake their legs on it but also served a wide recognition to its lead, Shefali Jariwala. Kaanta Laga gave her the title of The Thong Girl and helped her win hearts.
However, post the popularity of the song, Shefali Jariwal did not bag great projects in the entertainment industry. Cut to 2021, the actor has revealed the reason behind not working much after Kaanta Laga.
Shefali Jariwala reveals her serious health condition
Speaking to ETimes, she revealed that she had an epilepsy seizure at the age of 15. She went on and said that she had studies pressure which lead to stress and anxiety. Anyone could get a seizure due to depression and she got her seizures in backstage, classrooms, while on the streets, which lowered her self-esteem.
The 38-year-old further said that people questioned her about why she didn’t take up projects after Kaanta Laga. It was because of her epilepsy seizures that she couldn’t take up projects and the condition went on for 15 long years.
Concludingly she said informed that she got free from seizures for 9 years and is proud of herself. She also dealt with her panic attacks, depression, and anxiety with the help of a strong support system.
Shefali Jariwala’s career
After featuring in Kaanta Laga in 2002, Shefali Jariwala played a character of Bijli in the Bollywood film Mujhse Shaadi Kaorgi, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan. She then appeared in the Star Plus dance reality show Nach Baliye with her boyfriend. In 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji’s web series Baby Come Naa. Later, she participated in the Colors TV reality which is a show hosted by Salman Khan, Bigg Boss 13.