Actor Ayesha Jhulka, known for 90s hits such as Khiladi and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, has remained out of the public eye for the better part of the last decade. She said in a new interview that the sabbatical was her own choice.

“It is not like I was not doing anything but I was busy doing things I felt like doing,” she told Pinkvilla. “Out of choice, I wanted to lead a normal life apart from me working for so many years.”

She said that the industry ‘might have’ started treating her differently after her career hit a rough patch, but she “never paid attention otherwise I would have been in a different mental space if I would sit and start getting depressed or feel uneasy by other people’s judgment.”

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