Smriti Irani turns to comedy, not shunning Tulsi image

By Robin Bansal

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Her stint on the daily soap ""Kyunkii Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thhi" popularised her as bahu-next-door Tulsi Virani. As actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani turns to comedy with the new series "Maniben.com", she says she is not trying to change her image with it.

"A character is imaginary and fictional but Tulsi has become so real that it is a big achievement. This (Tulsi) is one image that has helped me achieve an identity and love of people and I am not trying to run away from this image at all," Smriti told IANS.

"I am not upset with the (Tulsi) i