Where did the ambition to become an artist come from? Were you always interested in art?I always had interest in sketching and loved playing with colours. So one can say that I was always interested in the arts.What are the themes you prefer to work with?I paint to express my internal feelings. Being a woman I love to work on women-centric or sentimental themes like love etc. What is your medium of choice in art?I have tried water colour and oil colours in the past but I am very comfortable with the acrylic medium. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Tell us a bit about your childhood and initial years. What role did art play in those years?I had a normal childhood. I used to sketch. Art was my favorite pastime. However after my marriage it got stopped for a while as there was hardly any time to do these. Now that the kids are grown up I have again find time to follow my passion in art.What plans for 2013?After this solo show I have few group exhibitions lined up in the latter part of this year. There is a lot to look forward to. How does Delhi feature in your works?Delhi per se does not feature in my work as my paintings are based on themes of love and women specifically. However, it is only after coming in Delhi in 2010 that I decided to become a full time professional painter and there was no looking back.