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Amrita Puri Gets Candid About Life, Love And Her Biggest Learning From Jeet Ki Zid

Aditi Sharma

February 17, 2021

11 min


Did you know Amrita Puri’s favourite superhero is Chacha Chaudhary and she would have been a journalist if not an actor? She reveals all that and more on Unboxed with ZEE5.

Amrita Puri has recently gained a major appreciation for her role as Jaya in the ZEE5 Original Jeet Ki Zid. The actor was featured alongside Amit Sadh in the web series. Recently, on Unboxed with ZEE5, Amrita Puri spilt beans about her personal life. From talking about her cheat meal to discussing the story of Jeet Ki Zid, Puri discussed it all. Take a look.

1.Are you a morning person or a night person?

She said she’s a morning person.

2.Tea or Coffee?

Both. Amrita Puri said that she drinks only one cup of coffee in the day and so in the evening she drinks tea.

3.One song which wakes you up in the morning?

Amrita Puri mocked that there is no particular song but instead it’s her alarm.

4.Last thing you bought under Rs. 100?

She said she bought a lighter under Rs 100.

5.Last time you used public transport?

Amrita Puri said that she used a Kaali Peeli (a taxi) in December.

6.One thing you will never leave your home without?

Amrita Puri mentioned that it’s her phone and now in a pandemic situation, it is her mask and sanitiser.

7.One thing that you get angry about?

The actor said that she gets angry when people get flaky with her.

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8.Last lie you said?

Amrita Puri said that she doesn’t lie much but one lie she says on an everyday basis is saying that she is fine to people she doesn’t know personally even if a whole lot of things is going on in her life.

9.One bad habit no one knows about?

The actor said that her bad habit is that she is addicted to her phone. She added that she often randomly starts online shopping at night.

10.What is your biggest shopping spree?

Amrita Puri said that she went to Goa with her mother and bought a lot of crockery and household stuff.

11.What is your cheat meal like?

Amrita mocked that she should be asked to tell her one healthy meal as she always eats junk. Talking about her cheat meal, she mentioned that she ate two dinners last night. One was a healthy meal that is a veg cutlet and later she went and ordered a pizza for her second dinner.

12.In a relationship you will never?

She said that she only cheats in her diet so she will never cheat in a relationship.

13.Best comment on social media?

Amrita Puri said that she has received a lot of beautiful comments appreciating her performance in ZEE5 Original Jeet Ki Zid.

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14.What is the worst comment you have received on social media?

The Aisha actor mentioned that she got a lot of threatening and demeaning comments when she supported Rhea Chakraborty.

15. What is your favourite holiday destination?

Amrita said that she has two favourite destinations in India that are Goa and Manali. She added that for international travel she loves to visit Europe.

16.Your 3 AM friend?

Amrita laughed and said that no one, as she would probably be sleeping at 3 AM.

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17.What is your idea of a perfect date?

Amrita Puri mentioned that her perfect date would be good food, wine and a lot of conversations.

18.According to you, Love is __?

Love is a rollercoaster ride.

19.Life in one word?

She believes it’s ‘eventful’.

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20.What is the most unpredictable thing you have done or has happened to you?

The actor mentioned that she feels like the last year on a whole was unpredictable. The way things turned out and everything was stopped, it was totally unpredictable.

21.Biggest lesson life has taught you?

She said that life taught her that sometimes what a person wants is not best for them instead a problem can be a blessing in disguise.

22.Which is your favourite quote?

“Don’t cry over spilt milk”

23.If not an actor, what would you be?

Amrita said that she would have been a journalist as she was studying for the same.

24.Celeb you want to get stuck on an island with?

She said that she is totally drooling over Rege-Jean Page from Bridgeton.

25.Favourite superhero?

Amrita Puri said that she wants to go vocal for local and selected Chacha Chaudhary.

26.Weirdest thing you last searched on Google?

The Jeet Ki Zid actor narrated an incident where her friend mentioned that they both are unconsciously twinning and the actor googled to see that whether it is subconscious or unconscious.

27.Your biggest regret?

Amrita said that her biggest regret would be not going abroad to study.

28.Strangest rumour you heard about yourself?

The actor said that it would be her Wikipedia page as they always add her name into projects that she has never been a part of.

29.One thing you are guilty of?

Amrita said that there are more than one thing she is guilty of, starting from raiding her fridge at midnight to breaking her intermittent fasting.

30.Describe yourself in 3 words?

Compassionate, funny and exuberant

31.Texting or talking?

The actor said that it depends on her mood. Sometimes she doesn’t like to pick up a call, however, sometimes she gets tired of constantly typing.

32.Love or Money?


33.Food or sex?


34.What was your initial reaction when you heard the script of Jeet Ki Zidd?

Amrita said that she couldn’t believe that someone has actually gone through something so tragic.

35.Biggest learning from the series?

The actor mentioned that her biggest learning from the series is that the story is really inspirational and it makes you realize that life is not a bed of roses and it is really how you make the most of what you have.

36. How was your experience shooting during pandemic and lockdown?

Amrita said that it was really different seeing everyone wearing masks on the sets. She added that she also feared when people came close to her or when there were a lot of people in a single room.

37.How is it shooting with Amit Sadh?

The Jeet Ki Zidd actor said that it is very intense as he is an intense personality. She added that he also pushed her to give her best on-screen which was really great. She said that at times when she found it difficult to do a scene, he really motivated her to give her best.

38.One thing you admire about Amit Sadh?

Amrita Puri said that she has known Amit Sadh for quite a long now. However, one thing she wants his female fans to know is that he is single and he really wants to settle soon.

39.How similar or different your character from Jaya is?

The actor mentioned that they are quite similar and different at the same time. She added that Jaya is full of life, exuberant, and never gives straight answers, this is where they are similar. However, Jaya is more courageous than her, though Puri said she is a strong personality but not as courageous as her.

40.What about your Jeet Ki Zid moment in real life?

Amrita Puri said that her Jeet Ki Zid moment was when she knew she has established herself as an actor. The time when she was offered Aisha and after that, she continued to work and now when she did the amazing series – Jeet Ki Zid.

41.Any favourite dialogue from the series?

Jung sirf maidan par nahi ladi jati hai, you can motivate people and change the world in another way as well”

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42. What was the most challenging scene to shoot?

Amrita said that the most challenging scene was when Deep was depressed and gives up, this is when Jaya comes out of character and challenges him by showing him the mirror.

43. 3 reasons why one should watch Jeet Ki Zid?

  • Story – It is a true-life story and it is really inspirational.
  • Cast performances
  • Accuracy in filming the scenes depicting forces and army.

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